A GoFundMe page has been set up for dad who was killed by a fallen tree during Storm Eunice.

23-year old Jack Bristow was killed in Alton, Hampshire as severe weather swept across the country.

It has been reported that Mr Bristow was the passenger of a Mercedes Benz pick-up van when a 40ft tree fell on the vehicle and crushed the it.

READ MORE: Oxfordshire father killed during Storm Eunice

He was pronounced dead at the scene around midday, while the driver, also a man in his 20s, was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Following Mr Bristow’s death, a GoFundMe page has been set up by staff where he worked.

The page was set up on behalf of Hooke Highways and has nearly reached its £2,500 goal.

Hooke Highways said: “We are devastated by the tragic news of the passing of Jack Bristow, our operative from Oxford Depot.

“Jack was very popular amongst the lads, hardworking and always had a smile on his face. Nothing was ever too much trouble.

“Jack, 23, was a proud father to his one year old son and a loving parter to his girlfriend, He was his Mum’s precious lad and will never be forgotten.

“We will miss you Jack…”

READ MORE: Tributes paid to dad, 23, who died working in Storm Eunice

One person who donated £15 commented on the page and said: “All families need support. And especially, when a tragedy like this happens. My thoughts are with them.”

Another, who donated £25 said: “Thoughts go out to Jacks family and loved ones.”

You can donate to the GoFundMe page here: gofundme.com/f/zyjn9-in-memory-of-jack-bristow?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=unknown&utm_campaign=comms_d9k2+zyjn9-in-memory-of-jack-bristow


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