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Police appeal after man dies on bus in Newton Abbot

He was flown to Derriford Hospital but died a short time later

Police have launched an appeal for witnesses after a man died on a double decker bus in Newton Abbot yesterday afternoon.

Officers say the man suffered a cardiac arrest just after 2pm on the A383 Newton Road.

He was flown to Derriford Hospital but died a short time later.

Specialist officers from the Devon and Cornwall’s Alliance Roads Policing Team attended along with a Forensic Collision Investigator and Scene of Crime Officer.

A full investigation of the scene took place and officers are working to establish the cause of this incident.

Police would like to thank the public for their patience while they investigated the scene, and are appealing for any passengers or witnesses to this incident to telephone 101 quoting Log 444 07/06/19.

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