The former british tv host and celebrity miljøjournalist Brian Black is dead at the age of 70. The death occurred allegedly in connection with a soloulykke, where Brian Black in his car drove down in a port in the northern ireland town of Strangford in the region of County Down.
the Accident occurred Tuesday morning. And several witnesses immediately called police and the fire department, who quickly moved out to the port of Strangford. Here was Brian Black in the water bailed out of his car and subsequently taken to a nearby hospital. Brian Black died, however, later on the day of his injuries.
It writes multiple media including the BBC, the Mirror and the Daily Mail
Brian Blacks car was after the accident, lifted up on the pier again by a crane. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix.
Brian Black was especially well known as a tv presenter and environmental journalist on the channel UTV.
His former colleague, Ken Reid, political editor at UTV, put an announcement out on Twitter to commemorate Brian Black.
'I am completely crushed. My old UTV colleague, Brian Black, has been killed in connection with a tragic accident. He was a special man, a great communicator with a special passion for improving the environment. UTV-the family is in shock over this loss. Rest in peace.'
Brian Black won several times in the course of his career the award as 'the Year environmental journalist' in northern Ireland.
It was in this harbour area of the town of Strangford, to the 70-year-old Brian Black crashed into the water in his car. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix.