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Man, 58, dies on farm after incident involving cattle

A 58-year-old has died after reportedly being trampled by cattle.


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The man, who was working with cattle on the Isle of Berneray, Scotland, died on Tuesday (April 24) following the incident.

 

The Health and Safety Executive has been notified.

 

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police in the Western Isles can confirm that a 58-year-old man has died after an incident while working with cattle on the Isle of Berneray.


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“Officers were called to land near Borve Cemetery on the morning of Tuesday, April 24 following the incident.

 

“There are no suspicious circumstances and a report has been sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

 

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“Our thoughts are with the man’s family and friends at this time.”

 

The incident came exactly one week after a potato farmer died following an incident with a stone separator on his farm in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.

Stuart Roberts, NFU vice president and chairman of the Farm Safety Partnership, vowed last week to at least halve the current rate of on-farm deaths over the course of the next five years.

 

He said: “We must be bold and ambitious and push the farming industry to enact change quickly.”

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