Beaminster: Man Dies In Slurry Pit

A man has died in Dorset after the vehicle he was driving plunged into a slurry pit, police said.

The man had been working at Westcombe Farm in Hooke, near Beaminster.

Police were called to reports of an industrial incident at the site at 8.25 this morning.

A spokesman for Dorset Police said: ``At 8.25am Dorset Police received reports of an industrial accident at Westcombe Farm in Hooke.

``A farming vehicle entered the slurry pit and the driver died in the incident.

``The death is not being treated as suspicious and the Health and Safety Executive has been informed.''

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