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Tributes paid to 'doting dad' Tony Houghton after Spine Road tragedy


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He was the true 'gentle giant' who made friends with everyone he met.

Tributes are today pouring in for tragic dad Tony Houghton, who lost his life on a notorious Northumberland road.

The 33-year-old, who was known to his friends a 'the Tank', was pronounced dead at the scene after he was hit by a car on the A189 near Bedlington Station.

A 30-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving following the collision, which happened at around 8pm on Saturday.

Today as investigations continue Tony's heartbroken friends have been paying tribute to their pal.

And doorman Scott Hunter, who worked with Tony, has told of the security worker's sense of humour and dedication to his young daughter.

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