Elderly man on mobility scooter dies at Beachy Head

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AN ELDERLY man on his mobility scooter tragically fell to his death at Beachy Head cliffs.

Victor Newton, aged 81, from Langney in Eastbourne, tragically died at 2.45pm on Sunday, August 5.

Sussex Police rushed to the cliffs following an emergency call by a member of public.

Police were told an elderly man on an invalid scooter had fallen over the edge of the cliff top near to the Beachy Head pub.

The body of Mr Newton was then recovered by emergency services at the scene.

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