Cornwall

Man dies driving dumper truck in Cornwall

Military Road Image copyright Google
Image caption The incident happened on Military Road near Whitsand Bay, Cornwall

A man has died while driving a dumper truck that was involved in an accident, police believe.

The incident happened at lunchtime on Saturday near Whitsand Bay in south-east Cornwall.

Two air ambulances went to the scene, along with paramedics, police and fire crews.

The man, who has not yet been named, is thought to have been working in the area.

Devon and Cornwall Police believe the man may have had a "medical episode" while driving and died before the truck crashed, but investigations are ongoing.

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Image caption Police closed the road at lunchtime

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