Woman killed by generator
A WOMAN has died after she was crushed by a generator which fell off the back of a lorry.
Emma Beeney, 40, was walking her husband Rob to work early yesterday morning when she was fatally struck outside the village church in Etchingham, East Sussex.
A police spokesman said: “Emergency services were called to a report of a generator having fallen off a Ford Transit flatbed lorry and hitting two pedestrians near the railway station in Etchingham, East Sussex, at 6.55am on Monday.
“A 40-year-old woman sadly died at the scene. A man aged 44 also suffered serious injuries and was flown to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton.”
The driver, from Ashford, Kent, has been released on bail.