Tributes paid to man killed on A55

The family of a man who was killed on the A55 expressway on Friday January 14 have paid tribute to a "remarkable person".

34-year-old Liam Cotgreave from Peterlee in the North East of England was visiting family when he was killed in the accident near Vicars Cross.

Paying tribute his mother Audrey and father Thomas say he was a friend to everybody.

In a statement they said:

"Liam was such a remarkable person, a friend to everybody. 

"He loved his football, playing for local teams every Saturday and Sunday.  We spent many happy hours watching Liam and Leighton play.

"Liam worked as an Operations Manager at a hotel in Cleveland. 

"He enjoyed his work and his life and had come back to visit his family for a few days after a busy Christmas and New Year at work. 

"Liam's death has been a huge loss to all his family and friends and to be taken away from us at so young an age, we can never come to terms with. 

"Liam was a considerate and loving son, brother,brother in law and uncle to Caleb and Tarew."

The funeral will take place on Friday the 28th January 2011 at St Marks Church Connahs Quay.  The service will start at 1pm.