Fisherman's Friends singer Trevor Grills dies
Adam Tait

14:39 12th February 2013

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A second man has died as the result of an accident at a music festival in Surrey on Saturday.

The manager of Cornish sea shanty group Fisherman's Friends, Paul McMullen, was killed at the weekend when he was crushed by a door at the G Live festival in Guildford, and one of the band's singers was said to be seriously injured.

The singer, now known to be Trevor Grills, also passed away on Monday night as a result of head injuries he sustained in the accident.

Taking to their Facebook page the band posted: "The Fisherman's Friends announce with great sadness that their friend and fellow band member Trevor Grills passed away last night as a result of severe head injuries inflicted during an accident on Saturday 9 February."

A spokesman added: "We are all devasted."

The band were due to perform at the G Live event on Saturday evening. According to reports, the two men were crushed when a large metal door fell on them in the venue's loading bay.

Police were called to the venue on Saturday shortly before midday following a report that the two men were trapped under a metal door.

The Health And Saftey Executive has been informed, according to Surrey Police.

The venue has since reopened.

Manager Paul McMullen, who is believed to be a father and husband from Stockport, was treated by paramedics but was pronounced dead at the scene.

Grills was taken to St George's hospital in Tooting, South London, where he later died from his head injuries.

Singer Trevor Grills: far right

Grills was one of the youngest members of the group, and often took the lead in the more melodic songs performed by the group.

Darcus Beese, president of the group's label Island Records, said: "We are all deeply saddened at losing Trevor. The Fishman's Friends are exactly that, life-long partners in all they do and our thoughts and prayers go out to them and Trevor's family and friends.

Fans have taken to the band's Facebook to express their sadness and pay their respects.

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