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An inquest has been opened into the death of Roger Hayward, 71, who died while clearing a tree that had brought down power cables.
Wiltshire Coroner David Ridley was told Mr Hayward died from electrocution in the incident. He was identified by his wife Celia Hayward, 69. Mr Ridley, sitting at Salisbury, adjourned the inquest to a date to be fixed.
The following is a statement from the family of Roger Hayward, who died after being electrocuted whilst moving a fallen tree.
A man who died in Wiltshire during yesterday's storm has been named as Roger Hayward.
The 71 year-old from Bremhill near Calne was electrocuted whilst trying to remove a fallen tree from power lines.
Flowers have been left at the scene where a man thought to be in his 70's died after being electrocuted yesterday.
It's thought he was trying to remove a tree which had fallen onto power lines during the stormy weather.
A man has died in Wiltshire following today's storms.
It's believed the man, who was in his seventies, was electrocuted as he tried to move a fallen tree which had brought down power lines in the village of Bremhill near Calne.
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The funeral of Roger Hayward, who was killed in the storms that hit the west earlier this month, will take place later.