Darlington man dies clearing snowy path

A MAN has died while trying to clear snow outside his home.

Peter Andrews, 64, was discovered in Darlington, County Durham, yesterday morning.

An ambulance crew was called but efforts to revive him failed and he was pronounced dead at the scene, Durham Police said.

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A force spokeswoman said that it appeared he had died while shovelling snow.

Reports, uncofirmed by police, have suggested that Mr Andrews, who lived alone, may have slipped and banged his head while clearing a path behind his property - as long ago as Saturday night.