Glastonbury founder Michael Eavis’s Step-Grandson dies in horror collision on Somerset Farm

  • Harry Brooksbank was 27 years old when his Ford Fiesta collided against a utility pole.
  • Although emergency services were summoned, he was declared dead immediately.
  • Police say that no one was hurt in the accident and are continuing investigations.
  • His family paid tribute since to Mr Brooksbank as a ‘fun loving brother and son’ 

Glastonbury founder Michael Eavis’ stepgrandson has been killed in a crash at his Somerset farm.

Harry Brooksbank was 27 years old when his Ford Fiesta hit a pole in Pilton on Thursday night.

At 2:20 am, emergency services called but Mr Brooksbank was declared dead on the spot.

There was no injury to anyone else in the accident and ongoing investigations have been initiated by Avon and Somerset Police.

Since then, tributes were paid to the “fun loving brother” and his family said: “We will miss him greatly.”

Harry Brooksbank, 27, was killed after his black Ford Fiesta collided with a utility pole on the A361 in Pilton, Somerset, overnight last Thursday

Harry Brooksbank was 27 years old when his Ford Fiesta hit a utility pole in Pilton on Thursday night.

In a statement his family stated that Harry had been a loving, caring, and warm brother. He will be missed greatly.

“We want to express our gratitude for everyone’s love and support.”

Glastonbury pub, The Riflemans Arms paid tribute to its ‘favourite client’.

The post was posted on Facebook by the company: “Our sincere condolences go to Harry Brooksbank’s friends and family, who can best be described as one our most valued customers!”

‘The most genuine, nicest guy we’ve had the pleasure of knowing, always smiling and charming, we are truly devastated.

You rocked a tash so well that no one else will. We are sending love and support to those in need right now. 

Glastonbury founder Michael Eavis, pictured above. In a statement, Mr Brooksbank's family said: 'We are all heartbroken by the tragic loss of Harry, a wonderful warm, fun loving son and brother. We will miss him dreadfully'

Michael Eavis was the Glastonbury founder, as seen above. The Brooksbank family stated that Harry was their beloved son, brother, and friend. We are going to miss him deeply.

According to police, Mr Brooksbank is supported by officers who are specially trained.

An official for the force stated that the man had been declared dead immediately.

“His loved ones are well aware, and they are supported by specially-trained police officers.” Their loss is our sorrow.

Anybody who was driving along the A361 around 2AM is asked to dial 101, quoting reference 5221289527.