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Stick pierces man's neck

A man from Peterborough is recovering in hospital following a freak accident that nearly proved fatal. Adrian Wood was out cycling with a friend when he fell, impaling his neck on a foot-long branch.

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Lucky to be alive: father survives freak accident

It was the freak accident that so nearly proved fatal for a father from Peterborough.

Adrian Wood was out cycling with a friend when he fell, impaling his neck on a foot-long branch. The stick passed through a vein, and came within millimetres of his carotid artery.

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