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1970s ELO Rock Star Killed By Falling Bale Of Hay

ROCK ‘n’ Roll Death of the day is that of Mike Edwards, former cello player with the Electric Light Orchestra, who died instantly when a hay bale landed on his van.

The cylindrical hay bale had rolled down a hill and picked up enough momentum to fly over a 15ft hedge.

It struck Mr Edwards’ white Transit van on the A381 near Kingsbridge, South Devon.

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Posted: 6th, September 2010 | In: Music | Comment