A motorcyclist who died after taking part in the 10th anniversary of Ride to the Wall has been named locally.
Darryl Souza, a warehouse section leader at Asda, was on his way home after Saturday's event at the National Memorial Arboretum when he was involved in a collision in Northamptonshire.
The 26-year-old, of Rushden, had been paying tribute to fallen soldiers just hours before the accident. He was on a Yamaha motorbike when he collided with a Mini at the crossroads of Naseby Road and Long Holt Road in Clipston.
Mr Souza died at the scene and the driver of the Mini suffered minor injuries and was taken to Kettering General Hospital for treatment after the collision, which happened at around 1.30pm on Saturday, October 7.
Lee Baker, a friend of Mr Souza, said he was planning a special ride to give his biking buddy a good send-off.
He said: "RIP mate ride like the wind up there buddy."
Sarah Montgomery, managing director at the National Memorial Arboretum also paid tribute to Darryl who had been with his his wife for nearly nine years and married for two.
She said: "The employees and volunteers at the National Memorial Arboretum are very sorry to learn the tragic news that one of the Ride to the Wall family lost their life on the way home from Saturday's event. Our thoughts are with his family and friends, along with all the fellow Wallers."
Anyone with information or who witnessed the incident is asked to call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615 quoting incident number 294 of October 7.A crowdfunding page has been set up to raise money for Darryl's family. People can donate by visiting https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/rebecca-darton