Three arrested after boy killed by falling tree at Rotherham Baulk near Worksop

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Flowers have been left at the scene. Credit: MEN Media

Three people have been arrested over the death of a teenager who was hit by a falling tree in North Nottinghamshire.

The 16-year-old suffered fatal injuries in the incident at Rotherham Baulk, Carlton-in-Lindrick near Worksop, on Saturday morning.

Emergency services attended but the boy was pronounced dead the scene.

Two men, aged 28 and 31, have been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter.

A 28-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

Det Insp Simon Harrison, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: "This was a tragic incident and my thoughts are with the boy’s family. They have asked for privacy at this most difficult time.

"The family are being supported by specially-trained officers as we continue to investigate exactly what happened."

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