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Man dies after collapsing at Shropshire beauty spot

By Sue Austin | Church Stretton | News | Published: | Last Updated:

A man has collapsed and died on a hill in Shropshire.

Emergency services at the scene. Photo: Peter Steggles

The man is thought to have been out walking on The Lawley, east of Church Stretton, when he became ill.

West Midlands Ambulance Service received a 999 call just before 1pm on Wednesday.

The air ambulance. Photo: Peter Steggles

Land ambulances and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended.

Jamie Arrowsmith from the ambulance service said: "On arrival we discovered one patient, a man, in a critical condition.

"Sadly despite the best efforts of ambulance staff, it became apparent nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene.”

Emergency services at the scene. Photo: Peter Steggles

The Lawley is a popular walking spot, part of the Shropshire Hills area of outstanding natural beauty.

Sue Austin

By Sue Austin
Chief Reporter

Chief reporter of the Oswestry/Mid Wales office. Keen to hear your news.

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