A farm worker has died after unstrapping bales loaded onto a flat-bed vehicle.
The incident took place in Cheshire on Wednesday December 2.
It is understood the bales fell from the vehicle onto the farm worker.
A spokesperson from Cheshire Police said: "At 11.20am on Wednesday December 2 police were called to the sudden death of a 45-year-old man at a farm on Chester High Road in Neston.
"An investigation took place between Cheshire Police and Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
"The man’s next of kin has been informed and is being supported by specialist officers.
"Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting IML 864303."
A University of Liverpool spokesperson, said: "It is with deep regret that we learned of the tragic death of a man working for one of Wood Park Farm’s suppliers last week.
"Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the bereaved, to whom we offer our sincere condolences at this time.
“We are supporting the relevant authorities with their enquiries.”
A Health and Safety Executive (HSE) spokesperson added: “Fatal and serious injuries occur every year from activities associated with work with bales.”
Guidance can be found in HSE’s free leaflet safe working with bales in agriculture.
HSE has advised anyone moving bales should: