Man, 59, killed after becoming trapped under digger as cops rush to scene

A MAN has died after he became trapped under a digger in Cornwall. 

Police rushed to the scene on private land near Withiel at about 6.40pm on Wednesday.

But the man, aged 59, was pronounced dead.

Cops say his death is not being treated as suspicious.

They say his family have been informed.

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall police said: "Police received a report at around 6.40pm on Wednesday 23 June that a man had become trapped under a digger on private land near Withiel, Bodmin.

"Sadly a 59-year-old local man was pronounced deceased at the scene."

The police spokesman added: "His death is not being treated as suspicious. 

"His next-of-kin are aware."

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