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Family pays tribute to Norwich brothers killed in A140 crash at Horsham St Faith

PUBLISHED: 16:13 24 November 2016

Shane (left) and Sam (right) Nobbs. PIC: Submitted by Norfolk police.

Shane (left) and Sam (right) Nobbs. PIC: Submitted by Norfolk police.

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The family of two brothers from Norwich who were killed in a crash on the A140 have today paid tribute to them.

Shane and Sam Nobbs, who were 23 and 20 respectively, had been travelling in a black Honda Civic along the A140 when the car was involved in a crash with a red LDV Maxus at about 8am on Saturday.

The brothers both died at the scene of the crash.

The driver of the LDV van was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital where he remains in a “critical but stable condition”.

The brothers’ mother Lisa Nobbs described them as ‘fun loving’.

She said: “They lived life to the max. They always looked after me and put a smile on my face. My fridge will always be full now because they won’t be here to eat my chocolate.

“I will miss waking up in the morning and my sons asking me for a coffee and a fag. They will always be in my heart, my two little rays of sunshine. Sleep tight babies, lots of love always and forever, mum.”

Their father Mark said: “I have lost my little bodyguards, when I got in trouble they protected me.”

Their Uncle Gary Rickett said: “Thanks for 23 years of fantastic memories. You will always be in my heart and memories. You will always be in the night air.”

Sam’s girlfriend Jasmine Colk paid tribute and said: “Sam changed my life, when I first met him he melted my heart, he still does now. Shane was just Shane, laughing and joking all the time. I feel privileged to be a massive part of their lives. I will never be able to love anybody the way I love Sam. My boys will always be in my heart.”

Shane’s girlfriend Lauren Gooch also paid tribute and she said: “ShaneyWayneyWoo, I will always love you; you were my first and proper love. We had the best memories and you taught me so much. You will always be in my heart, I will always be your little pudding. Sam always protected me like he was my brother, perfect little angels.”

The family would like to thank everybody in the local area for their kind messages and support. They said “everybody has been so kind, we would like to thank all the people who have donated money via the Facebook page. We will use this money to give Sam and Shane the send-off they deserve and every penny will be spent on them.”

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