Heartbroken family share emotional tributes to teen, 19, with 'heart of gold' who died in horror crash | The Sun
A HEARTBROKEN family have paid emotional tributes to a 19-year-old man who died in a horror crash.
Finbar Billings was described as a "genuine man" with a "heart of gold" by his grieving family.
The teenager died after a traffic collision near Oundle last Friday just after 5pm.
He was travelling along the A605 near Barnwell and sadly died at the scene.
In a tribute published by Northants Police, Finbar's family added they "are obviously very heartbroken and are lost without him."
The moving tribute read: “Our Winnie Woo, it is with the heaviest of hearts we are writing this. Our Finbar sadly passed away after a collision on Friday, March 10. We are obviously very heartbroken and are lost without him.
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“Finbar was a ‘wild child’ as they say. He always knew how to make it better, he had a heart of gold and would always be there to offer a helping hand in a time of need. A genuine man who was taken from us too soon!
“As a grieving family we ask you not to go to the scene and lay flowers as it’s a route we travel often and don’t not wish to have reminders of this tragic event.
"We also ask you respect our privacy and give us the time to grieve.
“Thank you for your understanding and support, it’s very comforting.”
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Many residents left tributes to Finbar following the announcement of his death.
One person said: "Another heartbreaking tragedy. Sending condolences to family, friends and police officers involved."
While another paid tribute: "Very sad to hear this, sending sincere condolences to his family and friends, RIP young man."
Cops have launched an appeal for more information on the incident over the weekend.
Officers are looking for anyone who witnessed the incident or who may have CCTV or dash cam footage of the collision to come forward.
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