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Pensioner dies after Whitby cliff fall
A PENSIONER has died in hospital after falling from cliffs at Whitby.
The man, believed to be aged 76, fell onto rocks below the cliff near Whitby Abbey at about 12.15pm yesterday, said North Yorkshire Police.
Coastguard, police and paramedics helped the man at the scene of the incident and he was taken to James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough but he died later.
Police appealed to anyone who witnessed the fall or saw the man prior to the incident to contact them on 101.