72-year-old man England He died after being charged by a herd of cows, authorities announced Friday, the second death of its kind in the country in two weeks.
The “tragic death” of Malcolm Flynn, of Carlisle, occurred around 11:45 am on September 11th while he was walking near Thirlwall Castle and Jezland, Northumberland, Northumbria Police said. Flynn was with a companion as the cows were being shipped across the field.
Flynn’s death was announced at the scene, on Pinyin Road, a national corridor that stretches into Scotland.
More than a week before Flynn’s death, teacher Dave Clarke died after being hit by cows while walking near Richmond, North Yorkshire, according to guardian.
Police identified Flynn on Friday and called witnesses to help with the investigation.
“Our thoughts are with the Malcolm family as they reconcile with the loss of one of their family members in a terrible and tragic accident”, Police He said. “We’ve already spoken to a number of witnesses but we’re still trying to track down a number of people we think can help – so please call.”
Police said the Flynn family was receiving support from specialist officers as the investigation continued.