TRIBUTES have been paid to former Duran Duran tour manager after he died in a car crash on the A39.

Craig Duffy, 58, and his partner Sue Parminter, 55, both died after the collision with a Mitsubishi Shogun.

The crash happened on the A39 near Tivington on Friday (May 21) at around 3.30pm.

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The family of Mr Duffy have released a tribute.

They said: “With heavy hearts, the Duffy family regret to announce the death of Craig Peter Michael Duffy.

"Craig died in a car accident near Minehead along with his much-loved partner, Sue.

“His many years in the music industry have given him friends all over the world and the outpouring of love and support has been amazing to see.

“Craig and Sue had recently begun a new life in Somerset where they relished being part of the wonderful community. The family wish to express their deep thanks to all the friends and neighbours who have been so supportive during this difficult time.

"Funeral details will be announced in the coming weeks.

“Go easy, step lightly, stay free.”