Kiteflyer Killed In Fall

25 July 2011, 10:30 | Updated: 25 July 2011, 15:45

A man in his twenties has died after falling 50ft while flying a kite at a beauty spot.

The East of England Air Ambulance and Bedfordshire Police were called to Dunstable Downs, Bedfordshire, at 1.25pm on Sunday 24 July 2011.

A spokesperson said: "The man suffered multiple traumatic injuries and went into suspected cardiac arrest. EEAST and air ambulance crews tried to save him but he was sadly pronounced dead on scene."

The body of the man, who lived locally, was taken by land ambulance to the mortuary.