THE FAMILY of a man from Aston, in Cheshire, who died in a fail to stop collision on the A530 from Whitchurch to Nantwich in Crewe have paid tribute to him.

Neil Shoane, 44, was walking from nearby Nantwich towards Hill Farm and the turning for Wrenbury between 1am and 3.15am last Sunday.

It is believed he was hit by a passing vehicle, with the driver failing to stop at the scene.

Mr Shoane was taken to Leighton Hospital in Crewe by ambulance, but later died.

In a statement issued through Cheshire Police, his family said: “As a family we have lost a wonderful loving dad, husband and friend.

“Neil thought the world of his young children and family meant everything to him.

“He was a sports lover and a hard worker, committed to his career and customers.

“We are devastated to be told he’s gone and we need to know why.

“Someone may know something and we urge them to do the right thing.

“We appeal to anyone who has any information to contact the police.”

A 27-year-old man was arrested by police on Monday, July 3, but has been released under investigation with a return date yet to be set.

Anyone with any information in relation to the incident is urged to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 180 of July 2.