A 60-year-old man has died in an accident with a lawnmower.
Police have now opened an investigation after the incident took place in the small hamlet of Trethevy, in Cornwall, on Monday afternoon.
The man, from Launceston, was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.
He has not yet been named by police.
His death is not being treated as suspicious and the Health and Safety Executive has been notified.
Devon and Cornwall Police said: ‘Police were called to attend Trethevy near Tintagel at around 4.45pm on Monday, July 1, by the ambulance service.
‘Units attended and found that a 60-year-old man from the Launceston area had been involved in an accident with an industrial mower.
‘He was pronounced deceased at the scene and his next of kin have been informed.
‘The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and local authority have been made aware of this incident.
‘His death is not being treated as suspicious and enquiries continue on behalf of the coroner.’