Scene of the runner's death
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Runner dies as power line comes down in field

A runner died and two other people were treated at the scene after a live power cable carryng 11,000 volts came down in a field in Essex.

The 42-year-old man, from the Saffron Walden area, was running across a corn field with four other joggers in Newport last night.

  • 25 Jul 2012