Pensioner aged in his 90s dies after Buxton Iceland store collapse

A pensioner aged in his 90s died after collapsing in Buxton’s Iceland store on Saturday.

By Ben McVay
Monday, 28th September 2020, 3:18 pm

The sad news comes after the store was closed on Saturday afternoon - with a handwritten note placed on its doors reading ‘due to an incident we are closed until further notice’.

A photo taken from the scene showed the store’s glass doors covered up with taped-on pieces of paper beside the note.

As the incident unfolded at the weekend onlookers reported seeing a police car leaving the scene.

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A pensioner aged in his 90s died after collapsing in Buxton’s Iceland store on Saturday

Paramedics rushed to the Spring Gardens store at about 10.50am on Saturday however a police spokesman has confirmed the elderly victim sadly died.

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A spokesman said: “East Midlands Ambulance Service were called to attend the Iceland store on Spring Gardens, Buxton, at around 10.50am on Saturday 26 September - after a man aged in his 90s was reported to have collapsed.

“The man sadly died and our thoughts are with his friends and family at this time.”

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