Man dies after 'industrial incident' at farm

Newton Road at Hainford, near Norwich, where a man has died in an incident at a farm.

Newton Road at Hainford, near Norwich, where a man has died in an incident at a farm. - Credit: Geograph

An investigation has been launched after a man died following an "industrial incident" at a Norfolk farm.

Emergency services were called to Newton Road at Hainford, near Norwich, shortly after 10am on Thursday, April 15. 

Police said a man aged in his 50s, who has not been named, died at the scene following an incident on a farm in the village.

The man's death is being treated as unexplained at this stage. 

Police are currently working with the Health and Safety Executive to establish the circumstances leading up to his death. 

The man's family have been informed and the coroner has been notified.

The death of a man at a farm on Newton Road at Hainford is being treated as unexplained.

The death of a man at a farm on Newton Road at Hainford is being treated as unexplained. - Credit: Geograph

The air ambulance was seen circling the village following the incident, while rapid response vehicles, several police cars and three fire engines were also witnessed.

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A villager, who did not wish to be named, said: "It was very hectic. I saw the air ambulance circling and then all the emergency vehicles came flying past.

"They were all heading to our local farm."

Following the incident, a police forensics van was also seen in the area.

A spokesman for the East Anglian Air Ambulance confirmed a crew had attended at 10.04am to an "accidental injury".

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