Tributes paid to Keith Hall killed on the A2 near Patrixbourne
The family of a man killed in a crash on the A2 have paid
tribute to the "kind, generous, football-mad man".
Keith Hall, 44, of Beauxfield, Whitfield died after the crash
near Patrixbourne last Wednesday.
It is believed his MGB sports car had broken down at the side of
the London-bound carriageway between Dover and Canterbury when a
Scania tipper lorry hit it.
He was declared dead at the scene. The driver of the lorry was
shocked but not injured.
Mr Hall's wife, Paula said: "Keith was a good husband to me and
a special Dad to our two much-loved children that he adored.
"He will be greatly missed by us, his family and his
"He touched the lives of so many people and will hopefully be
remembered as a kind, generous, football mad man, who would do
anything for you. "
In a separate tribute, Doug Heaps, his team
manager in the British Legion Deal Sunday League team and
friend of 10 years, described Mr Hall as a “genuinely lovely
Mr Heaps said: “He was there every week - never moaned - never
“Hearing of his death was a terrible shock. I thought the person
who told me had got it wrong. I couldn’t believe it was Keith.”
Scene of the crash on the
A2 near Canterbury in which Keith Hall died. Picture: @kent_999s
Mr Hall’s nickname was “Gatt” because apparently he was a Mike
The tributes come just days after a minute's silence was held
for the Deal football team player at Sunday’s Premier Division Cup
final between British Legion and Farriers Athletic at the Charles
Hundreds of pounds was raised for Mr Hall's family at the match
and in a raffle.
Police are continuing to appeal for information about
the crash, at around 3.20pm.
For more tributes, see this week's East Kent Mercury and Dover
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