A young teenage male has died after becoming trapped in a bale wrapper.
The incident occurred on a farm in Plympton in the UK on June 22nd, 2022.
Confirming the news to That’s Farming, a spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said:
“The ambulance service contacted police on the evening of Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022, following reports of a teenage male having sustained serious injuries while working at a farm in the Plympton area of Plymouth.”
“The fire service, police, plus air and land ambulances all attended the scene, but tragically the male was pronounced deceased at the scene.”
“His next of kin have been informed and this death is not currently being treated as suspicious.”
“Due to the age of the male, police will support the Health and Safety Executive with their investigation into this matter,” the spokesperson concluded.
The HSE in the UK is treating this as a work-related death, but says that this will be subject to further assessment.
No further information is available.
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