Tributes paid to young motorbike rider Sam Spargo
Tributes have been flooding in for a young motorbike rider named locally as Sam Spargo who died in an accident on the A48.
The body of the 18-year-old, from Gloucester, was discovered on the roadside near Awre at around 7pm on Saturday night.
Police have not ruled out the possibility of a hit and and run and are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.
A Facebook tribute page set up in Sam's memory has been inundated with messages of love and support for his family and friends.
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The tributes left on the Sam Spargo Facebook tribute page include:
"R.I.P. Sam, I can't believe you have gone, I keep thinking its a dream, a really bad dream, I don't want to say goodbye I want you here, I just want to see you lush smile and one of your best hugs and say it will all be alright, but I know that's never going to happen, so sleep tight baby, and one day I will see again I love you babe"
"Still cant believe your life has been taken away at such a young age, thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, sleep tight Sam."
"Such terrible and devistating news.. You are known and loved by many buddy, and did not deserve this.. Thoughts are with family and close friends. Sleep tight mate.. R.I.P"
"Still in utter shock at the news Moments like this really show you how much life is unappreciated. Rest in peace Sam. My thoughts are with you're family. Sleep tight mate. Loved by many."
"You were always a good laugh and a good kid.. R.I.P Sam mate"
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