North West Wales

Man dies after tree falls on him near Dolgellau

A man has died after a tree fell on him at Llanfachreth, near Dolgellau on Sunday afternoon.

Although the emergency services rushed the scene they were unable to save the man who was trapped under the tree.

Police and ambulance attended the incident and the fire service sent a technical rescue team from Caernarfon.

A North Wales Police spokesman said there was a "confirmed fatality" in Llanfachreth on Sunday and said the man's family had been told.