Tributes flow for Jack Chalk
THE tragic death of Jack Chalk at Broken Head on Sunday morning has hit the Northern Rivers region hard.
The popular 25-year-old former Mullumbimby High student, known as Daggers to his mates, was walking along The Coast Rd at 3.30am when he was hit by a car and killed.
Mystery still surrounds what the scaffolder - who was working on the Pirates of the Caribbean movie set on the Gold Coast - was doing at Broken Head that morning.
News of his death spread across the region rapidly, and more than 100 tributes to Mr Chalk have been posted on social media.
"Such a loving, happy and genuine person," posted Nina Sch on Mr Chalk's Facebook page.
"I'm thankful for the time I got to spend with you. You will never be forgotten."
Sam Martin posted: "Rest in peace you legend! Was a pleasure to have known you. Lots of love to everyone back home x."
"RIP bro, never forgotten, always missed," posted Matty Sutton.
Andrew Jordan posted: "The most genuine guy I have ever met. It was an absolute honour to call you a mate. I'll see you again one day."
"RIP little legend," Gav Turnbull posted.
"Just heard the devastating news ... the world's going to miss your energy and happiness."
Tyler Cottle posted: "Rest easy Daggers. Missing you man."
Shannon Hamilton-Watkins posted: "Words can't express the hole you have left in our lives.
"The devastation and sadness we feel has got nothing on the happiness and joy you brought into our lives.
"I feel lucky to have called you my brother.
"Love you Daggers, RIP."
When The Northern Star shared the story of Mr Chalk's death on its Facebook page, the tributes continued.
"Tragic," Jodie Corbett posted.
"So sad! RIP," posted Hannie Kellner.
Maria Reed posted: "RIP Daggers! I know you will be missed by your 'chosen family' ... a great life cut short in tragic circumstances."