Halstead: Farming community in shock as worker found dead after freak accident (From Halstead Gazette)
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Halstead: Farming community in shock as worker found dead after freak accident
9:00am Friday 30th August 2013 in News
The farming community is in mourning after a popular worker died in a freak tractor accident.
Glowing tributes have been paid to Simon Atkin, 32, after he was found dead in a barn off Monks Lodge Road, in Great Maplestead, on Monday.
Mr Atkin, who grew up in Beridge Road, Halstead, had previously worked on farms in both Greenstead Green and Gestingthorpe.
He had been engaged to marry.
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