Man dead and woman seriously injured after incident in field in Wakefield

A man has died and a woman has been seriously injured in a field in Wakefield today.

Tuesday, 29th September 2020, 4:20 pm
Updated Tuesday, 29th September 2020, 5:23 pm
Hollinhirst Lane

Police were called at 12.46pm today (Tuesday) to a concern for safety report at a field just off Hollinhirst Lane, Netherton.

On arrival officers found a man and woman with serious injuries. The man was pronounced dead a short time later.

The woman has been taken to hospital.

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Police believe the incident is "livestock related".

While police are in the early stages of the investigation the death is not being treated as suspicious.