BREAKING NEWS: Couple killed in Long Furlong crash identified

Police investigate the scene at the Long Furlong crash in Patching yesterday. PHOTO: Eddie Mitchell SUS-141025-081936001
Police investigate the scene at the Long Furlong crash in Patching yesterday. PHOTO: Eddie Mitchell SUS-141025-081936001
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POLICE have today (Thursday, November 6) named the couple killed in an horrific crash at Long Furlong as Robert O’Keeffe and Janice O’Keeffe of Rustington.

The pair, both of Cheam Road, died in a head-on collision with a white Ford Ranger pick-up at about 4.40pm on Friday, October 24.

Robert, 69, who was the driver of the silver Toyota Avensis, and Janice, 70, his passenger, were pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone who saw what happened is asked to email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk or phone 101, quoting Operation Clapham.

The Gazette is appealing for those who knew the couple and would like to pay tribute to them, to contact chief reporter Tom Cotterill by emailing tom.cotterill@littlehamptongazette.co.uk or by calling 01903 714135.