A 52-year-old man has died following an “industrial incident” in Shedfield yesterday (Sunday).

Emergency services were called to an address in Winchester Road at 1.12pm.

A police spokesperson said: “A 52-year-old man sustained serious injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Enquiries are ongoing into the circumstances of this incident, and officers are liaising with the Health and Safety Executive.”

Local reports suggest that the incident took place at a hay bale yard at The Dell Cottage.