The families of Dean Paling and Tom Emery thank friends for support

Daily Echo: Dean Paling Dean Paling

A HAMPSHIRE woman has today paid tribute to her son after he was killed in a car crash.

Dean Paling and Tom Emery died after their grey Mitsubishi Lancer came off the road near Southwick.

The families of both men released statements today (Dec 6) honouring their memories.

It follows a gathering at Hedge End Retail Park where hundreds of people turned out to pay their respects.

Carol Paling, mother of 23-year-old Dean, of Holmesland Drive, Botley, said: “It was overwhelming to see the hundreds of his friends who turned out to pay tribute to my son. On behalf of my family and myself, a big thank you to all his friends who showed their support for him. I know he would have loved it.”

The Emery family said: "As a family, we are totally devastated by our lost, Tom was loved by everyone. It is difficult to come to terms with this at this time. We would like to thank everyone for their support, and ask that our privacy be respected."

Tom, 24, Moorgreen Road, West End, was driving the car along Southwick Road towards Boarhunt when the crash happened at around 11pm on Monday (Dec 5).

Police are continuing an investigation and are appealing for any witnesses to contact Sgt Shaun Hopkins, quoting Operation Adelite, on 101.

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12:16am Sat 7 Dec 13

From the sidelines says...

No other vehicle involved.

Closing time.

I wonder...
No other vehicle involved. Closing time. I wonder... From the sidelines

6:08am Sat 7 Dec 13

Someone_New says...

From the sidelines wrote:
No other vehicle involved.

Closing time.

I wonder...
Thankfully, you can wonder and speculate pointlessly all you like but since you are insignificant then we can all continue to ignore your comments... comments which are clearly designed to try and provoke a reaction.
[quote][p][bold]From the sidelines[/bold] wrote: No other vehicle involved. Closing time. I wonder...[/p][/quote]Thankfully, you can wonder and speculate pointlessly all you like but since you are insignificant then we can all continue to ignore your comments... comments which are clearly designed to try and provoke a reaction. Someone_New

9:00pm Sat 7 Dec 13

Kayleigh-88 says...

From the sidelines wrote:
No other vehicle involved.

Closing time.

I wonder...
I'm angry that u feel the need to put such a stupid comment two families have lost their sons!! Hundreds of people (including me) have lost great friends!!
U really should think before u comment
[quote][p][bold]From the sidelines[/bold] wrote: No other vehicle involved. Closing time. I wonder...[/p][/quote]I'm angry that u feel the need to put such a stupid comment two families have lost their sons!! Hundreds of people (including me) have lost great friends!! U really should think before u comment Kayleigh-88

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