READERS have paid tribute to a man who died following a workplace incident at a Barrow industrial yard.

Stuart Garnet, aged 44, died following an incident at Wicks Yard on Scarth Road, Barrow on May 12 at approximately 12:55pm.

Readers who knew the Bluebird fan have paid tribute to him on social media.

Jane Gokce said: "Thoughts are with the family at such a sad time."

Sophie Ashton said: "So heartbreaking! Took way too soon."

Mike Beard said: "Thinking of you all at this sad time to a friend Stu. R.I.P mate."

Joanne Robinson said: "Thinking of my old schoolmate and his family at this sad time."

Sharon Taylor said: "Thinking of all the family at this sad time R.I.P Stu."

Andy Hayton said: "Thinking of you all at this sad times R.I.P."

Stuarts family said: "

“Stuart was a Barrow man through and through, who attended most of Barrow AFC’s home games when he could.

“Stuart will be sorely missed by all those that worked with him and knew him.

"Stuart leaves behind his brother and his mother who are also from the Barrow area."

At this time, his death is being treated as unexplained.

A joint investigation between Cumbria Constabulary and the Health & Safety Executive remains ongoing.