Man killed in funfair accident at Wellingborough named

A man crushed to death as he moved a fairground ride at a park in Northamptonshire has been named as a 45-year-old man from West Sussex.

He was Michael Patrick O'Brien, of Corbyn Crescent, Shoreham-by-Sea.

Mr O'Brien was positioning the ride at Bassetts Park, Wellingborough, when it landed on top of him, trapping him beneath the rear wheels.

Police said they were continuing their investigation into the accident on Wednesday evening.

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