Hereford & Worcester

Malvern Hills walker collapses and dies

Malvern Hills. Photo: Richard Sowersby / BBC
Image caption The man was reportedly out walking with his wife when he collapsed

A man has died while out walking on the Malvern Hills in Worcestershire.

The ambulance service received a 999 call to reports of a man in cardiac arrest near to the summit of Worcester Beacon at about 11:00 GMT on Saturday.

An ambulance service spokeswoman said a passerby gave the man CPR until an emergency responder arrived in a 4x4 vehicles and took over.

An ambulance also attended but the spokeswoman said despite treatment the man was confirmed dead at the scene.

She said the man was reportedly out walking with his wife when he collapsed.

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