Video: Park closed as man killed by tree

Kings Park in Retford is closed after a man was killed by a falling tree in high winds.

The man, who was riding a mobility scooter, was hit at around 1.50pm.

The entrance to King's Park in Retford closed off after a fallen tree in the park G131205-1c

The entrance to King's Park in Retford closed off after a fallen tree in the park G131205-1c

A Notts Police spokesman said: “An ambulance attended but sadly, he was pronounced dead at the scene.”

“King’s Park has been closed until further notice.”

Cordons are in place at the West Street and Pelham Road entrances.