Essex

Bradley Cooper and Abbey Parker named after fatal crash

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Media captionThe couple were riding a blue Yamaha when it was in collision with two tractors

A young couple killed when their motorcycle was in collision with two tractors in Essex have been named.

Bradley Cooper, 18, of Coxs Close in South Woodham Ferrers and Abbey Parker, 17, of The Drive in Mayland, died after the accident in North Fambridge on Sunday.

The couple were on a blue Yamaha when it collided with the tractors.

A 43-year-old man was arrested after the crash and has been released on police bail until January 2013.

The family of Abbey Parker described her as "fun, bubbly and a wonderful daughter, sister, niece and granddaughter" who would be missed "more than words can describe".

A keen dancer, Abbey was doing an apprenticeship in hairdressing at a salon in Burnham owned by her family.

'Treasured'

"Abbey lived life to the full everyday," her family said.

Mr Cooper's family said: "You are now together with your wonderful, darling Abbey, no-one will ever keep you apart.

"For the short time Bradley was with us, every single moment was a joy and every joyful moment we had we shall cherish in our hearts forever.

"He was a kind and considerate friend, loyal brother, looking out for his sisters and the most wonderful son and treasured grandson anyone could ask for."

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