Cumbria farmer dies in quad bike accident

A farmer in Cumbria has died after an accident involving a quad bike near his farm.

Tributes have been paid to Martyn Mawson, a beef and sheep farmer, who was pronounced dead at the scene following the accident on Sunday 3 May.

Cumbria Police was called by North West Ambulance Service at about 11.30pm to the fells near a property on the A591 between Bothel and Keswick.

Mr Mawson, 52, was a respected member of the farming community in Cumbria and leaves behind his wife and two sons.


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