Stoke Ferry farmer dies in bull attack

A farmer has died after being attacked by a bull in a field in Norfolk.

A member of the public saw the man being attacked by the animal in Stoke Ferry, near Downham Market, and called 999.

Police and ambulance crews arrived at about 18:00 GMT on Thursday but he died at the scene. The bull was "humanely destroyed", police said.

The Health and Safety Executive said it had investigated the incident.

A post-mortem examination was carried out on Tuesday and a file sent to the coroner, police said.

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