Heartbroken family pay tribute to ‘our rock’ Hull police officer…

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Heartbroken family pay tribute to ‘our rock’ Hull police officer…

Heartbroken family pay tribute to ‘our rock’ Hull police officer killed in tragic bike crash
2021-08-04 12:31:00
The devastated family of a serving police officer from Hull who died in a motorcycle crash have paid an emotional tribute. Patrick Casey, 29, was involved in a collision on the B1222 between Sherburn in Elmet and Cawood on Sunday, July 18. Emergency services attended but Patrick sadly died at the scene. Patrick, who lived in Hull, was a serving officer for North Yorkshire Police and serviced ten years with the Army Air Corp. Read more:Tragic social worker died after hitting tree in 90mph horror crash He leaves behind his parents, brother, sister and nephew. In a statement, his family said: “Pat was an absolutely wonderful son and brother. The middle child of three, he was our rock, like a best friend. We were, and always will be, incredibly proud of him. North Yorkshire police officer Patrick Casey, from Hull, who died in a motorcycle crash (Image: North Yorkshire Police) “Unfortunately, Pat passed away while doing one of his life’s greatest loves, riding his motorbike – something he loved to do whenever he got a spare moment. “As well as his motorbike, the other things in life that made Pat happy were his family, friends and watching his favourite rugby team Hull Kingston Rovers.” His family also spoke of Patrick’s passion for his new role as a police officer. They said: “He had just started out his career in policing having joined North Yorkshire Police in September 2020, after 10 years with the army. “He spoke regularly about what he had achieved that day, and according to his colleagues, he was incredibly passionate about helping people, especially the vulnerable. “He was absolutely buzzing when he was passed to go out on his own. “He loved working with the team at Scarborough and also kept in touch with the other officers he’d trained with. “We didn’t know how he found the time to squeeze everything in, he just did. North Yorkshire police officer Patrick Casey, from Hull, who died in a motorcycle crash (Image: North Yorkshire Police) “That’s what Pat was like in life – there for so many all of the time, a true friend to all.” The family says they are heartbroken by the loss of Patrick. “Since losing him, we have been absolutely heartbroken and lost without him,” they said. “He’s left behind a huge hole in our hearts that can never be filled. “But we have been overwhelmed by the amount of support we have received from family and friends of both ours and Pat's. We know he

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