A 27-YEAR-OLD man who died in a crash earlier this month has been named.

Timothy Gill from Exford has been formally identified as the passenger in a collision on the B3224 at Exford.

The collision happened at about 8.45pm on Sunday, October 3, when the car was involved in a collision with a tree.

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Matt Griffiths, 31, was driving the car and was sent to Southmead Hospital, Bristol, after suffering a serious head injury.

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Avon and Somerset Police has said he is still undergoing treatment.

The road was closed while an investigation was carried out, and it re-opened at just after 4.30am on Monday (October 4).

If you have any information that could help the police investigation, call 01 and give the call handler the reference number 5221230833.