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The family of a man killed in a farming accident in Salford has paid tribute to him.
Shortly before 3.30pm on Tuesday 7 August 2012, police were called to a field near Astley Road in Salford following reports a man had been seriously injured and was trapped in farming machinery.
Officers and paramedics attended and found Ashley Dixon, aged 23, had suffered fatal injuries.
In a statement, his family said: "In loving memory of Ash.
"A son, a brother and a doting father with a warm-hearted, open and generous soul who enjoyed life to its fullest.
"You will be missed enormously by your friends and family and especially your daughter Daisy.
"The energy and enthusiasm that you brought to all that you did brought a smile to everyone who worked or played with you."
His girlfriend, Fern, said: "Ashley (tatty ash) was an amazing person inside and out.
"He was loving, caring, fun and he had an infectious smile that lit up any room he walked into.
"Ashley will always hold a special place in my heart. I will love you always and forever. x”
An investigation by GMP's Serious Collision Investigation Unit is ongoing to establish the circumstances surrounding this incident.