TRIBUTES continue to pour in to Somerset-based tour manager Craig Duffy and his partner Sue Parminter, who were killed in a car crash last week.

Mr Duffy, a former tour manager with the likes of Duran Duran and Blur, died alongside Sue after a crash at around 3.30pm on the A39 between Porlock and Minehead on Friday (May 21), just several miles form their home at Allerford.

Police are appealing for witnesses of the crash to come forward.

Meanwhile, the music industry has united in paying tribute to Mr Duffy, whose career spanned decades, on social media.

The Pogues said: "RIP Craig Duffy. We tried to get you for so many reunion tours, you were always, always busy! Condolences everybody."

Legendary producer Stephen Street, known for his work with acts such as The Smiths, The Cranberries and Blur, said: "My thoughts are with my (Blur) friends.

"They will devastated by this news of their long term tour manager (and more importantly, friend) Craig Duffy dying with his partner in a road accident. Terribly sad news."

Eighties icons Right Said Fred said: "Extremely shocked and saddened to hear that Craig Duffy and his partner Sue died in a car crash yesterday.

"Craig was our tour manager in the 90s, we rarely agreed on anything but we had stayed in touch and remained friends. He was a good guy and an excellent (tour manager). Rest in peace XX."

Blur drummer, Dave Rowntree, said: "Have spent the day trying to come to terms with the fact that my friend Craig is no longer with us. My heart goes out to his family."

Punk icons The Damned said in a statement: "I first met Craig around 1976 when he was just a kid working for John Curd. He was and remained enthused with music, always had a smile and an anecdote to share.

"Over the years he became a very deserved top of the league tour manager who, on and off, we worked with as indeed he seemed to have worked with so many artists from all genres of music in a long and successful career.

"A huge chunk of history has disappeared with his passing and he will be missed by many.

"My deepest sympathies go out to his family at this most tragic time."