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Man dies after falling at Lee Priory in Littlebourne near Canterbury

13 June 2014
by KentOnline reporter

A man has died after falling 20ft from a ladder while helping to prune a tree at a priory near Canterbury yesterday.

Emergency services were called to Lee Priory, in Littlebourne, at about 2.45pm.

An air ambulance landed, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene after suffering multiple injuries.

An air ambulance was called to Lee Priory after a man fell

An air ambulance was called to Lee Priory after a man fell

Police were called at 4pm, but officers are not treating the death as suspicious.

The man is believed to have been visiting the area on holiday, and helping friends to remove branches from the tree when tragedy struck.

It is not known where he was from, but he was not thought to be local.

A spokesman for the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance said it was an accidental fall.

The man had suffered head, neck, thorax, upper arm and abdomen injuries.

South East Coast Ambulance Service sent three ambulances and two cars to the scene.

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