Tributes Paid to Boy Killed in Cycling Collision

Tributes have been paid to a 14-year-old boy who was killed in a collision with a car.

His family have described him as a “generous, giving and sensitive young man.”

Tributes have been paid to a 14-year-old boy who was killed in a collision with a car.

His family have described him as a “generous, giving and sensitive young man.”

The Welshpool boy was hit by a car near his home on the A483.

The road was closed for almost 6 hours while investigators pieced together what had happened.

The boy was believed to be out cycling with a friend when the critical accident happened.

The 14-year-old’s farther said: “Jim was a very generous, giving and sensitive young man. He was popular and made friends easily.

“He was a member of Four Crosses young farmers and embraced being a member of the farming community. Jim had a natural affinity with animals.

“This tragedy has left an enormous void in all of our lives. He was a fantastic son, brother and grandson.”