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A man has died in the River Lune at Kirkby Lonsdale in south Cumbria.
Students at Sandgate School were treated to their first fishing lesson today. The Masonic Fishing Charity invited 15 pupils to try the sport
Cumbria police have confirmed the name of the man who died after jumping into the River Lune as 22 year old Darrell Teal from Manchester.
Police were called to the incident in Kirkby Lonsdale after reports that a man had failed to resurface after jumping off the town's Devils Bridge.
The fire and rescue service, local mountain rescue team and specialists from the underwater police diving unit were at the scene.
Mr Teal's body was found just before midnight a short distance downstream from the bridge.
There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death.
The inquest into the death of a man in the River Lune at Kirkby Lonsdale is due to get underway today. The 22 year old from the Manchester area died after eye-witnesses saw him jumping into the river from The Devil's Bridge. A post-mortem will also be conducted into how he died.
A 22 year old man has died in the River Lune at Kirkby Lonsdale. He was reported missing at 5pm yesterday. Witnesses say he jumped from a bridge into the river and didn't resurface. Divers joined a search involving police, fire officers and mountain rescue. His body was found several hours later.
A 22 year old man has died in the River Lune at Kirkby Lonsdale. He was reported missing at 5pm yesterday evening. Underwater divers joined a huge search involving police, fire officers and mountain rescue. The body of the man from Manchester was found several hours later near Devils Bridge.
Fears of a gas leak caused by a car accident in Kirkby Lonsdale have closed the Main Street.
Just before 3pm a BMW crashed into the Royal Hotel on Main Street. The 87 year old driver was treated at the scene for minor injuries.
The area has been evacuated as a precaution after fears of a gas leak, emergency services are currently assessing the situation and people are being asked to avoid the area.
Kay Brown, teacher at Sandgate School, said the students would never have had the opportunity to go fishing without the help if the local fisherman.