THE FAMILY of the 18-year-old who died following a crash on the M42 on March 14 has paid tribute to a ‘bright and loving person with a smile for everyone’.
Harvey Blount, who was from Derby and a serving member of the RAF, based at MOD St Athan in Cardiff, died at the scene after a white Audi A3 left the carriageway and went down an embankment. It happened between Junction 3 (Portway) and junction 2 (Alvechurch).
The family statement read: “It is with the heaviest of hearts that we have to announce the sudden passing of our son Harvey Blount, he is the beloved son to Sally and Jody; and brother to Tayler and Daisy.”
He was returning to the base after visiting his mum on Mother’s Day.
“We as a family are crest fallen and beside ourselves with grief at this difficult time.
“Harvey was a bright, loving person who had a smile for everyone.
“We were so proud of him and he always saw the good in everyone.
“He took on life with ease and made the most challenging things seem like nothing.
“We will miss him forever and the pain will never go away.
“We can’t put into words how much we love you.
“Lots of love from the family. xxx”
The family have asked that their privacy be respected during this very sad time for them all.