A 79-year-old man has been killed in a gardening accident involving a chainsaw.
Rescue crews rushed to a property in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, at around 11am on Friday after receiving reports of a pensioner suffering a serious injury.
Despite attempts to save the man, he died at the scene.
West Mercia Police said it was not treating the death as suspicious.
A force spokesperson said: "Shortly after 11am on Friday 6 May we were called to an address in Towers Close, Kidderminster where it was reported that a man had been seriously injured whilst using a chainsaw.
"The man, who was 79, died at the scene.
"Police are not treating the death as suspicious and a report has been prepared for the coroner."
A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 11.01am to reports of an injured patient at a private address off Comberton Avenue.
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"We sent two ambulances, a paramedic officer, a MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham.
"On arrival, crews found one patient, a man in a critical condition.
"Sadly, despite the best efforts, it quickly became clear nothing could be done to save the man and he was confirmed deceased on scene."