A teenagerwho died after crashing a motorbike into a lamppostinEpsomon Sunday (October 21) has been officially named by police as Sonny Thomerson.

The 16-year-old,fromTolworth,was riding a Yamaha motorbike along Christ Church Road at around 10.40pm when the crash happened.

Friends and family gathered to lay flowers and candles at the crash site on Monday (October 22).One,Josh Scivier,22,said: "He was a close mate of mine and he shouldn't have gone.

"We got to know each other so well;we just had each other's backs.He was like family to me.He died too young."

Surrey Policeofficers are continuing to investigate the incident,and have asked for anyone who saw the motorbike before the crash,the crash itself,or any suspicious driving in nearby Manor Crescent to contact them.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01483 639922 quoting PR/P18253800.

The independent charity Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.