A MOTORCYCLIST killed on a morning ride in the Darwin rural area has been remembered as a great husband and mate.
Bill Thorneycroft, 50, died when his bike collided with a car while travelling towards the city at the intersection of the Stuart Hwy and Virginia Rd at 6.15am.
Mr Thorneycroft’s bike collided with the car as it attempted to turn right onto the highway.
His bike was left at the intersection as police attempted to piece together moments before the crash.
Friends and family yesterday remembered Mr Thorneycroft in touching posts on social media. Mr Thorneycroft was described as a “great man” and as a “top bloke who has gone too soon.”
Another person paid tribute to Mr Thorneycroft as a great husband and mate.
“I hope you’re up there drinking a XXXX gold and riding high as we will have a drink for you Billy. You have touched so many of us, you were a mate, a great husband,”...
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