22-year-old who died in collision near Heathfield ‘had a pure love for life’

The family of a young man who tragically died in a collision near Heathfield have paid tribute to him.

Thursday, 24th September 2020, 4:23 pm
Updated Thursday, 24th September 2020, 4:26 pm

Jonathan Gore, 22, known as Jay, from Broad Oak, was walking along the A265 road between Broad Oak and Burwash in the early hours when he was in collision with a car, said police.

He sadly died at the scene.

His family have paid tribute to a ‘gentle and kind young man with a generous heart’ who ‘had a pure love for life’.

Jonathan Gore tragically died in a collision near Heathfield. Picture: Sussex Police

“He was supportive and loyal to all his family and friends,” they added.

“His smile, personality and humour filled the lives of everyone he knew with love and happiness.”

Officers are continuing an investigation into the collision and anyone with information including dash cam or CCTV footage in the area are asked to come forward.

Email ‪[email protected]‬ quoting Operation Dawn.

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