A YOUNG Dorset farmer who died in a tractor crash had recently fulfilled his "lifelong dream".

The family of Harry Isaacs paid tribute to him after he was killed in the collision near Beaminster on Tuesday evening.

They said in his last few months he had secured a piece of land, a tractor and his pony Coco, which had all been ambitions of the 20-year-old for many years.

As reported, emergency services were called to reports of the crash involving a small International Harvester tipper tractor in Chedington Lane in Mosterton at 6.24pm on Tuesday, July 21.

Officers attended, along with the fire and ambulance services. The driver, Mr Isaacs, was pronounced dead at the scene. His family is being supported by officers.

Paying tribute to him in a statement, his family said: “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. Anyone who witnessed the incident or has relevant dashcam footage and has not already spoken to police is asked to come forward.

Anyone with information should call Dorset Police on 101, quoting incident number 21:443. Alternatively to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or call freephone 0800 555 111.