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Family pay tribute to daughter following fatal road collision
Monday 8th October, 2012

Family pay tribute to daughter following fatal road collision
Stephanie Talbot (centre) with family

The family of a woman who died following a road traffic collision in Wigan, have paid tribute to her.

Shortly before 8.45am on Friday 5 October 2012, police were called to the Platt Street area of Platt Bridge, following reports of a collision between a bus and a pedestrian.

Emergency services attended and 31-year-old Stephanie Talbot was pronounced dead at the scene.

She died three days before her 31st birthday.

Paying tribute to her, Stephanie’s parent’s Ray and Carole said: “Stephanie had had a troubled past and had suffered a lot of misery in her life, however, she had just been successful in getting a new job. This had created a real spark in her life.

“Stephanie enjoyed working and loved to work hard and organise people. She will be sadly missed by her family and we all love her and hope that she is now resting in peace"

The driver of the bus was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and has been bailed until 21 November 2012 pending further inquiries.

Witnesses are asked to call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741.

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