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Retford: Man killed by falling tree has been named

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

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

 

A man who died after being struck by a falling tree has been named by police.

John Arthur White, 83, was riding his mobility scooter through King’s Park in Retford, when the tree fell yesterday (Thursday 5th December).

Police were called to the scene at about 1.50pm.

An ambulance attended but Mr White was pronounced dead.

The park has been closed until further notice.

 
 
 

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