Woman killed in farm tractor accident

A woman has died following a tractor crash on farmland in Denbighshire.

Emergency services were called to the farm shortly after 8pm on Sunday evening (18 September) to reports of a single vehicle collision on the outskirts of Corwen.

A spokesman for North Wales Police said: “Police received a report via the ambulance service of a collision involving a tractor on agricultural land.

“Sadly the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.”

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North Wales Fire and Rescue Service and a team from North East Wales Search and Rescue (Newsar) were also called to the scene.

Newsar posted on Facebook: “On Sunday night Newsar volunteers were called by North Wales Police to assist with the recovery of a deceased casualty following an incident with a tractor in a difficult-to-access location near Corwen.

“Fifteen volunteers attended. The team sends our condolences to the deceased’s family and friends.”

Both the Health and Safety Executive and HM Coroner have been informed.

Officers are investigating the collision and police enquiries are now under way. North Wales Police are not yet in a position to release details of the deceased.