County Durham crash death motorcyclist named as Andrew Peacock

Andrew Peacock Image copyright Durham Police
Image caption Andrew Peacock died in hospital from his injuries

A motorcyclist who died after his bike left a road and crashed in County Durham, has been named.

Andrew Peacock was on the A68 between Witton-le-Wear and Toft Hill at 20:30 BST on Thursday when a tractor towing a 10m (32ft) trailer joined the road.

Durham Police said he took "evasive action" to avoid the vehicle and his bike left the road as a result.

The 20-year-old, from Toft Hill, was treated at the scene for his injuries, but later died in hospital

In a tribute, his family said he was a "very charismatic" man who would do "anything for anyone".

The driver of the tractor was not injured.

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