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Family tribute following fatal collision near Beaminster

The family of a young man who very sadly died in a collision near Beaminster has issued a tribute to their loved one.

At 6.24pm on Tuesday 21 July 2020 officers received a report of a collision on Chedington Lane in Mosterton involving a small International Harvester tipper tractor.

Officers attended, along with the fire and ambulance services. Very sadly the driver, named by his family as 20-year-old Harry Isaacs, was pronounced dead at the scene. His family is being supported by officers.

The family of Harry Isaacs has issued the following tribute: “We as Harry’s family have suffered a great loss and words can’t describe the pain we are feeling. Harry is a much loved son, brother, grandson and nephew. His smile always lit up any room and his energy was infectious.

“Harry had much love for working in his local farming community and had great passion for the animals he cared for. In Harry’s last months he fulfilled a lifelong dream to have a piece of land, his tractor and his beloved pony Coco.

“Harry has many friends from Beaminster, Bridport and Sherborne who have truly shown their love and friendship for him during this sad time. Has family has been deeply touched by all the kind messages and tributes dedicated to Harry, which has given much comfort.

“We would like to give all our gratitude and thanks to everybody. Harry Isaacs – a life taken too soon, sleep well our angel.”

Officers are continuing to investigate the full circumstances of the collision and would ask anyone who witnessed the incident or has relevant dashcam footage and has not already spoken to police to please contact Dorset Police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting incident number 21:443. Alternatively, or alternatively to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at or call freephone 0800 555 111.

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