A floral tribute has been left for a man from Lancaster who died after being struck by falling tree.
The incident took place on Vicarage Road, in Ambleside, at around 11pm on Friday (November 26).
Emergency services were called to reports of a tree falling on to a man.
Fire, search and rescue, ambulance and Cumbria Police attended the scene.
The man, from Lancaster, died at the scene.
This morning, members of the public were asked to avoid the area as the tree is still dangerous.
A police cordon remains around the huge three, which is still lying on the ground.
A bunch of flowers have been left on the trunk in tribute to the man who tragically died.
A spokesperson for Cumbria Police said: “Police and partner agencies are in attendance to a serious incident on Vicarage Road, Ambleside. The incident involved a tree falling on to a man.
“Police were called to the scene at 11pm yesterday (26th Nov).
“Emergency services including Fire, Search and Rescue, Ambulance and Police attended the scene.
“The man who was from Lancaster sadly died at the scene.
“Police and partner agencies are attending the scene as the tree remains dangerous and the public is asked to avoid the area until the tree has been made safe.”
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