A TEENAGER has died after getting trapped in farm machinery, police said today.
The youngster was working on land in Plymouth, Devon when the horrifying accident took place.
Policías, firefighters, paramedics and an air ambulance were called to Plympton on Wednesday, junio 22.
Farmer’s Weekly reports the worker was trapped and killed in a bale-wrapping machine.
Despite the efforts of medics, the young farmer was announced deceased at the scene.
His identity and age are not yet known.
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A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police has confirmed his next of kin have been informed.
A statement released by the force said: “Police were contacted by the ambulance service on the evening of Wednesday, junio 22.
“It followed reports of a teenage male having sustained serious injuries while working at a farm in the Plympton area of Plymouth.
“The fire service, policía, plus air and land ambulances, all attended the scene.
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“Trágicamente, the male was pronounced deceased at the scene.
“His next of kin have been informed and this death is not currently being treated as suspicious.
“Due to the age of the male, police will support the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) with their investigation into this matter.”
The HSE said the death is being treated as work-related, but will be subject to further assessment.