Sheffield teenager killed in horror M1 crash named as 19-year-old Jordan Caster

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A man who tragically died in a crash on the M1 last Sunday (April 4) has been named as 19-year-old Jordan Caster.

South Yorkshire Police said Jordan, from Sheffield, was travelling northbound on the M1 in a white Volswagen Golf

At 7.29pm, while between Junction 30 and 31, the Golf is believed to have lost control, causing it to leave the carriageway and collide with the barrier and several trees before coming to rest on its roof.

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Jordan, and a second man, 22, were sadly pronounced dead at the scene. No other vehicles are believed to have been involved.

Jordan Caster, 19 was killed in the M1 crash last SundayJordan Caster, 19 was killed in the M1 crash last Sunday
Jordan Caster, 19 was killed in the M1 crash last Sunday

The second man has been named locally as Tyrone Forde.

Both families have been informed and continue to be supported by trained officers.

Tributes have been poured in for Jordan, who is fondly known as ‘Codeye’ by his friends and family since the fatal crash.

He was travelling with Tyrone when the incident occurred on Sunday night.

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The police are now appealing for information and asked for any witnesses to the collision to come forward.

They said: “We are asking any witnesses to the collision, or anyone who witnessed the Golf prior, to get in touch.

"We are especially keen to hear from anyone with dash cam footage which captured the Golf travelling along the M1 between 7pm and 7.29pm.

"If you can help, please contact 101 quoting incident number 873 of 4 April. Any footage can be emailed through to [email protected] with the incident number listed in the subject line.”

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