The family of a man who died in Wiltshire during yesterday's storm said they are "shocked and deeply saddened" by his death.
The 71 year old from Bremhill near Calne was electrocuted while trying to remove a fallen tree from power lines.
In a statement released by the police, Mr Hayward's family said: "We are all shocked and deeply saddened with the passing of our dearest dad, husband, granddad and friend to many, Roger Hayward.
"To those that knew him, Roger was a larger-than-life character, a friend and helping hand to many and any that needed help."
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