Floral tributes to FC Halifax Town director killed in Triangle crash

Flowers left for Debbie Charlton on Rochdale Road between Sowerby Bridge and Triangle.
Flowers left for Debbie Charlton on Rochdale Road between Sowerby Bridge and Triangle.

Floral tributes have been left close to the scene of where Debbie Charlton was killed in a multi-vehicle crash on Saturday.

FC Halifax Town’s director of business development was the passenger in a car which was involved in a head-on collision on Rochdale Road, Triangle, at 8.30pm.

Debbie Charlton was killed in a car crash in Triangle

Debbie Charlton was killed in a car crash in Triangle

And now friends and family have left floral tributes for the “beautiful” and “loving” 44-year-old, close to the scene of the crash.

Current and former employers, and figures from the sporting world have also taken to the internet and social media to pay their respects.

FC Halifax Town FC posted a statement on their website.

It said: “It is with sadness that FC Halifax Town announce the death of Debbie Charlton – director for business development, following a motor accident early on Saturday evening, February 14.

“The car in which she was travelling as a passenger was in collision with another car on Rochdale Road, Triangle, Halifax.

“Everyone involved with the club extend their condolences to her family and friends at this sad, sad time.”

Leeds Rhinos took to Twitter to pass on their condolences.

A statement said: “Deep sadness by news today of the death of former colleague Debbie Charlton.

“Our thoughts and condolences go to her friends and family.”

Bradford Bulls also released a statement on Twitter, saying: “Our thoughts go out to the family of Debbie Charlton, a former Bradford Bulls employee of over 15 years, who passed away last night. RIP.”

Bradford Bulls player Danny Addy said on Twitter: “Thoughts go out to the family of Debbie Charlton who sadly passed away last night.

“Great woman and did a lot for [Bradford Bulls]. RIP.”

Tamworth Football Club Tweeted: “Shocked is an understatement as just been informed of the loss of Debbie. Thoughts with all @ this very sad time.”

Guiseley defender Ryan Toulson said: “Such sad new to hear of the passing of such a lovely women, thoughts go out to all her friends and family.”