Loving grandad killed in crash doing what he loved

Dean Williams, 53, was killed a motorbike collision in Ton Pentre
-Credit: (Image: South Wales Police)


Tributes have been paid to a motorcyclist killed in a collision in Ton Pentre. His three passions in life were described as "his family, his motorbikes and the gym".

Dean Williams, 53, died as a result of a single vehicle collision involving a black Suzuki motorbike shortly after 6am on Friday. He died as a result of his injuries following the incident in Church Road.

In tribute on behalf of his family, Dean's wife Laura said: "Dean Williams - Dean Arms, Dean. A loving husband, dad, doting grandfather, brother, brother-in-law, uncle and daddy to the fur babies.

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"My beautiful husband passed away in the early hours of Friday morning in a road collision, riding the vehicle he loved.

“He had three passions in his life: his family, his motorbikes and the gym. A well-liked Trealaw boy, who will be truly missed.

“Us as a family thank everyone for their loving and kind words. Please be patient as we come to terms of his tragic loss, and we will all reply in due course. Thank you, Laura and family.”

Officers are continuing to investigate the collision and are asking for any witnesses or anyone with dash cam footage to come forward. Contact South Wales Police quoting reference number 2400187127 if you have information, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.