Man killed by falling tree in Nottinghamshire

A man has died in Nottinghamshire after a tree fell on him.

Police were called to King's Park in Retford at around 2pm. A tree had fallen on the man as he rode his mobility through the park.

An ambulance went to the scene but the man was pronounced dead. The park has been closed until further notice.

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Pensioner killed by tree named

A man who died after being struck by a falling tree has been named. John Arthur White, 83, of Retford, was riding his mobility scooter through King’s Park in Retford, when the tree fell.