Family tribute to 'one in a million' grandad who died after being hit by a car
The family of a pensioner who died after was hit by a car this week have told how he “fought to the end”.
Richard Rochester, who was known as Dick to his family and friends, leaves behind wife Monica who is currently fighting cancer.
The 79-year-old died at Middlesbrough’s James Cook Hospital on Monday after he was hit by a car.
The pensioner who lived in the Blackhall area of County Durham was airlifted to hospital in a critical condition but later died from his injuries.
Speaking on behalf of all the family, his daughter said: “He fought to the end in the presence of his loving wife,... read more
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