Lancashire police says parachutist was in his 40s but has not yet been identified.

Lancashire Police says the man is believed to be in his 40s but has not yet been identified. Officers are tracing his next-of-kin.

"A man has sadly died following a parachute accident in Cockerham. Emergency services were called to the scene shortly before 2pm. An investigation is under way."

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Parachutist death

A parachutist has died after falling into a field in Lancashire.