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Retford: Man killed by falling tree

King's Park in Retford closed off after a fallen tree in the park G131205-1e

King's Park in Retford closed off after a fallen tree in the park G131205-1e

 

A man has been killed after being hit by a falling tree in Retford.

The tree fell as he rode his mobility scooter through Kings Park at about 1.50pm today (Thursday).

A Notts Police spokesman said: “An ambulance attended but sadly, he was pronounced dead at the scene.”

“King’s Park has been closed until further notice.”

Cordons are in place at the West Street and Pelham Road entrances.

 
 
 

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