'I love you so much, dad' - Son pays tribute to father killed in oil tanker collision
The son of a man who tragically lost his life in an incident involving an oil tanker in county Antrim yesterday has described his father as "the man I wanted to be".
Peter 'Speedy' Reid, 52, died in a collision on Ballyrobert Road, Ballyclare.
Mr. Reid was from the Islandmagee area.
"You were my biggest inspiration for me looking up to a man that I wanted to be like," said Mr. Reid's son, Adam.
"I love you so much dad, words don’t describe it - rest easy big man and I’ll see you again."
Friends and relatives also posted tributes to the man some described as a "gem of a guy".
"So sorry to hear this terrible news Adam your dad was a good man and will be missed," said one man.
"So sorry to hear this sad news, your dad was a gem of a guy, deepest sympathies with yous," said a woman.
Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the collision and officers from the Collision Investigation Unit can be contacted by witnesses on 101, quoting reference 974 01/07/21.bb
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