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Man crushed by steamroller in Colerne
A man aged 56 died after being crushed by the steamroller he was driving near to a farm in Bath Road, Colerne, at 8.23am yesterday.
It is believed the man, who lived locally, fell out of the front of the vehicle and was run over by it.
A rapid response vehicle, an ambulance and a nearby paramedic attended the incident but the man died at the scene.
A police spokesman said the man's family have been informed but formal identification has not yet been completed.
The spokesman added: "The Health and Safety Executive have been informed and inquiries to establish the circumstances surrounding the man's death are on-going."
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