Man died after becoming trapped beneath a tree in Christleton

Reporter:

Matt Warner

A 35-year-old man died after becoming trapped under a tree in Christleton.

Emergency services were called to Brown Heath Road just before 6pm on Sunday to reports that a man had become trapped beneath a tree.

The coroner and Health and Safety Executive have been informed.

A Cheshire Police spokesman said: “At approximately 17.50 on Sunday 7 January officers were called to concerns for the safety of a man who had become trapped under a tree at an address on Heath Road, Christleton.

“Police, Fire and Ambulance attended the scene and sadly the man, a 35-year-old man from the Kelsall area, was pronounced dead at the scene, his next of kin have been informed.

“The death is not being treated as suspicious and a case file will be prepared for the coroner. The Health and Safety Executive have been informed of the incident.”

The inquest is due to be opened today (Thursday, January 11).

Email:

matt.warner@nwn.co.uk

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