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Thanet Way death crash cyclist named as Ramsgate man Stephen Vanhinsbergh

17 August 2012

Fatal crash on the A299 at Herne Bay.

Tributes have been paid to a cyclist killed in a crash with a lorry on the Thanet Way.

Police have officially named Stephen Vanhinsbergh as the 57-year-old killed on the A299 at around 11.50am last Monday.

Now his family have paid tribute to their "beloved father, son, brother and friend".

A brief statement issued today said Mr Vanhinsbergh, of Hibernia Street, Ramsgate, was "missed beyond words."

Stephen Vanhinsbergh, who died in a crash with a lorry on the Thanet Way.

Stephen Vanhinsbergh, killed in a crash with a lorry on the Thanet Way

They were speaking after the crash with a lorry opposite the former Roman Galley public House.

His family have paid tribute to their ‘beloved father, son, brother and friend’ and say he will be ‘missed beyond words’.

An inquest has now been opened into Mr Vanhinsbergh's death after his body was formally identified.

The full hearing has been adjourned to a future date for reports to be prepared for the coroner.

Witnesses are asked to phone the Kent Police serious collision investigation unit on 01622 798538.

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