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Farmer killed in tractor accident

A farmer died when he was run over by a tractor in Cumbria, police have said.

John Armstrong, 60, from Abbey Farm, Abbeytown, was struck by the vehicle in a field at Kirkbride on Saturday.

Cumbria Police said the tractor was being driven by a male teenager and the incident was being treated as an industrial accident.

Paramedics treated Mr Armstrong, but he died at the scene from his injuries. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has been informed.

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