Darenth crash victim named locally after van overturns

PUBLISHED: 08:35 20 June 2016 | UPDATED: 16:27 20 June 2016



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A man was pronounced dead on Saturday

A Darenth man who died when a van overturned in has been named locally.

Reports on social media say the victim of the crash, which happened on Saturday evening, was 32-year-old Dannydownes Adair.

A Gofundme page has been set up to raise money for funeral costs for the man, who was allegedly set to become a father.

A tribute on the page read: “Unfortunately today a friend lost her son in a tragic accident who was soon to become a dad to a baby boy, so would be very grateful if we could help the family in anyway possible.

“R.I.P Dannydownes Adair you was loved by many and will never be forgotten.”

The funding page has raised more than £1,200.

Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following the fatal collision.

A spokesperson from Kent Police said: “At 7.36pm officers were called to a report that a van had overturned in Darenth Hill, close to a roundabout with Green Street, Green Road.

“A 32-year-old man, from Darenth, was pronounced dead at the scene.”

Anyone who saw the white Peugeot Partner in the moments before the collision has been asked to call 01622 798538. quoting MS/119/16.

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