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Police have confirmed a man has sadly died after being crushed by a cliff in Thorpeness.

Emergency services were alerted to the incident at 1.25pm following reports of a man being trapped after part of the cliff collapsed onto the beach.

A rescue operation involving Police, Fire, Ambulance and the Coastguard commenced in order to locate and free the man, believed to be in his late 50s, who was trapped.

Despite the efforts of those at the scene, the man was located but had sadly died.

Police are treating the death as non-suspicious and will prepare a file for the coroner.

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