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A motorcyclist who died in a road traffic collision in Aberdare

A motorcyclist who died in a road traffic collision which happened on the A4059 in Aberdare at 4.10pm on Friday 17th April has been named as Stephen Richard Jessett, aged 29.

In a statement his family said:

Stephen lived in the Pant area of Merthyr Tydfil leaves behind two sisters and one brother, also many friends, all of whom will miss him tremendously.

Stephen lived in the area all his life and was well known throughout the community.

Stephen was a very social person who would be found laughing and smiling, he would be a friend to all persons he met. He was well loved by all and would be found at the centre of any gathering.

The incident happened at the roundabout to Llwydcoed. A blue and white Yamaha motorcycle struck the roundabout signage and a black VW Polo.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the South Wales Police serious collision investigation unit on 101 or Crimstoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting occurrence number 1500133515.