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Boy dies following tragic tree incident

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29 JAN

Boy dies following tragic tree incident

By timesecholife on in All News, Latest News

A young boy has sadly died after a tree fell in the Moorlands during today’s stormy weather. The incident happened in the Winnothdale area, near Tean, at around 1pm today – Saturday, January 29.

A young boy has sadly died after a tree fell in the Moorlands during today’s stormy weather.

The incident happened in the Winnothdale area, near Tean, at around 1pm today – Saturday, January 29.

A spokesman for Staffordshire Police said: “Police received a report at 1pm this afternoon (Saturday, January 29) that a tree had fallen on a boy and a man, in an area close to Hollington Road, Winnothdale, near to Tean.
“The man and the boy were taken to the Royal Stoke University Hospital.
“Sadly, despite the best efforts of medical staff, a nine-year-old boy passed away.”

The spokesman, who released the force’s statement at 6pm this evening, added: “The boy’s family are being supported by specially-trained officers.
“The man remains in hospital.
“A scene remains at the location, where people are asked to avoid the area.
“The death is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.”

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  • Such a sad happening. I send my heartfelt condolences to the family, I seriously just can't imagine how his close family and friends must be feeling. So blinking sad 😥😥😥
    Written by Anita Parkes, January 29, 2022 - Reply
  • So sad, my heart goes out to his family and friends. RIP little man x
    Written by Dawson Jayne, January 29, 2022 - Reply
  • What a terrible tragedy to happen on our doorstep! It’s hard to take in when you have grandchildren of your own! R.I.P young man.
    Written by Helen Wilson-ball, January 31, 2022 - Reply
  • Such a heartbreaking tragedy. Terrible loss.
    Written by helfox65@gmail.com, February 3, 2022 - Reply

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