Kayaker's death "not suspicious"

Police are treating the death of a kayaker, who died after getting into difficulties in the Arkle Beck at Reeth, as an accident.

The air ambulance attended the scene yesterday Credit: ITV News

North Yorkshire Police, the Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team, a RAF air support unit and North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue were involved in the search to find the man yesterday afternoon.

The air ambulance attended the scene yesterday Credit: ITV News

The man was found in the Beck and taken by air ambulance to James Cook University Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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Kayaker dies in North Yorkshire

A kayaker has been declared dead after getting into difficulties on the Arkle Beck at Reeth, near Leyburn.