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St Austell man dies after tractor incident

The 71-year-old died a week after the incident at Zelah Photo: Google

Frank Tippet died a week after suffering a serious head injury when a tractor lost control on a farm at Zelah in Cornwall.

The 71-year-old was maintaining the machinery at Shepherds Waste Range when the tractor lost control and descended down an eight foot bank. The volunteer, from St Austell, was taken to Derriford Hospital but died on Thursday 20 December.

Devon and Cornwall Police are asking for witnesses to get in touch with them about what happened on 101 or emailing 101@dc.police.uk quoting log 519.