A pensioner has died after two agricultural vehicles collided on farmland in North Devon.

Emergency services were called shortly before 3.20pm yesterday (Sunday, August 29) to an incident that occurred on farmland at Flydon Hill, Heasley Mill, near South Molton.

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said: "Two agricultural vehicles were in a collision on the farmland. Sadly, as a result of the collision, an 86-year-old male was declared deceased at the scene by South West Ambulance Service.

"Two other males, aged 58 and 55, were uninjured."

Local officers as well as the roads policing team and local crime team were called the location and an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the collision has now begun.

The pensioner's next of kin have been informed.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact police on 101 quoting log number 687 29/08/2021.