Boy, 12, killed after being crushed by collapsing garage wall at home – as man is pulled from the rubble alive | The Sun

A 12-YEAR-OLD died after a garage wall collapsed on him at a home in Essex last night.

The schoolboy and a man in his 30s were crushed in Clacton shortly before 7pm.

Police raced to the property on St John's Road and managed to pull the man from the rubble alive with an arm injury.

Sadly, the child could not be saved and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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His death is being treated as non-suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.

The house the garage was attached to has been declared safe.


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Detective Inspector James Hardingham, leading the investigation, said: "My thoughts are with the family and friends of those concerned at this sad time.

"We’re continuing our enquiries to establish the facts leading to the wall collapse."

Anyone with information, CCTV or dashcam footage is urged to contact Essex Police, quoting incident 1121 of October 21.

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