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Man who died in Calverley farm tragedy named
5:48pm Wednesday 18th September 2013 in News
A man who died in a tragic accident at a farm has been named.
Farm worker Robert Gawthorpe, 24, died at Calverley House Farm, Town Gate, Calverley, on Monday.
The police and the Health and Safety Executive are investigating.
A police spokesman said: “Shortly after 2pm on Monday, police were contacted by the ambulance service who were attending a farm in Town Gate, Calverley.
“A 24-year-old male employee was found dead.
“The Coroner has been informed and a joint investigation is being conducted by West Yorkshire Police and the Health and Safety Executive.”
The Leeds Coroner has been informed and an inquest into Mr Gawthorpe’s death will be held at a later date.