Man plunges to death in Whitby

Larpool Viaduct
Larpool Viaduct

A man has died after falling 120ft from Larpool Viaduct.

Police were called at 10.25am today (Tuesday) following a report that a man had jumped from the disused viaduct, which is located off Larpool Lane.

Police, Whitby RNLI’s inshore lifeboat, HM Coastguard and Yorkshire Ambulance Service attended the scene and found the man on the river bank.

Despite the efforts of paramedics, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said that there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death.