Biker killed in Burntwood crash is named

A Burntwood man who died when his motorbike hit a lamp post has been named as Daniel Manning.

Daniel Manning

Daniel Manning

The 25-year-old, from Redwood Drive, crashed at 8.45am on November 8.

In a statement, his family said: “Danny will be truly missed and we treasure all the memories we have.

“He bought joy to all and touched the hearts of everyone he met. He is sorely missed.”

Police want to hear from anyone who saw the crash.

Sgt Ian Tanner said: “Our investigation into this collision is ongoing but we do not believe any other vehicles were involved.

“The road remained closed until around 11.15am while specially trained officer carried out a detailed investigation at the scene and we’d like to thank motorists for their patience.

“If you witnessed the collision or saw the bike – a black Shineray – beforehand, please contact Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 252 of November 8.”

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