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Tanker crash driver named as Phillip Edbrooke-Childs

Phillip Anthony Edbrooke-Childs Image copyright Family photograph
Image caption Phillip Edbrooke-Childs died at the scene of the crash in Aylesford

A driver who died in a crash between his car and a petrol tanker has been named as businessman and computer expert Phillip Edbrooke-Childs.

Mr Edbrooke-Childs, 36, died at the scene in Hermitage Lane, Aylesford when his Nissan crashed with the tanker.

He was managing director of Kent and Medway Health Informatics Service, which supplies computer services to the NHS and other organisations.

He previously worked in TV and radio information technology at the BBC.

'Sense of adventure'

His family, who live in the Dover area, said he was a devoted son, husband, brother, uncle and friend.

"His constant smile, infectious happiness, laughter and outgoing personality will live forever in our hearts and minds," the said.

"He always enjoyed trying new things and had a great sense of adventure in living life to the full.

"He will be greatly missed by all who were fortunate enough to have been a part of his life."

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