Police are investigating the death of a 20-year-old woman who died after operating farm machinery. An air ambulance and paramedics were called to a farm in Dawlish, south Devon, on Saturday afternoon.

The young woman was taken to hospital but died after suffering fatal injuries in the incident.

A joint investigation is being carried out by Devon and Cornwall Police and the Health and Safety Executive. A spokeswoman for the Health and Safety Executive said they had been notified about the incident by police and an investigator was involved. She said: “We have been made aware and are working with Devon and Cornwall Police.”