Man dies after becoming stuck on gate

A MAN has died after he became stuck on a gate in an Essex town.A member of the public found the 19-year-old, from Colchester, stuck on the high gate in St John's Road at 8.

Anthony Bond

A MAN has died after he became stuck on a gate in an Essex town.

A member of the public found the 19-year-old, from Colchester, stuck on the high gate in St John's Road at 8.15pm last night.

Police and the ambulance service attended the scene and the man was taken to Colchester General Hospital, where he later died.

An Essex Police spokesman, who said the death was not being treated as suspicious, said: “Detectives in Colchester are investigating to establish why the man was at the location and how he became stuck on the gate.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Colchester CID on 0300 333 4444.