TRIBUTE has been paid to a much-loved young man who died in a crash in Herefordshire.

Herefordshire Federation of Young Farmers Clubs said they were deeply saddened by the loss of one of their own, Fred Lawrence.

The 20-year-old, who was from Allensmore died in a crash on the B4348 near Kingstone on September 12.

He was an active member of both Allensmore YFC and the County Federation and will be missed by members across the county, the federation said.

"Our thoughts and condolences are with the family and everyone who had the pleasure of knowing Fred at this sad time," a spokesperson said.

"We as a county would like to offer support to all our members during this difficult time. Please do not hesitate to get in touch with any of our county team or the contacts below; you are not alone." 

The Farming Community Network: 03000 111 999

We Are Farming Minds: 0808 802 0070 or text 07786 203130.