Man dies after being hit in throat by tent peg during storm

A 61-year-old Dane has died after being hit in the throat by a metal tent peg propelled by high winds during a storm.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 13th August 2018, 2:14 pm
Updated Monday, 13th August 2018, 3:18 pm
Stock pic of campsite
Stock pic of campsite

Erik Larsen Fjordvald had been unconscious since he was hit by the peg while packing up his tent in the north-west of the country on Friday, police said.

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Mr Larsen Fjordvald had taken part in a motorcycle event at a camping ground in Thy.

He was flown by helicopter to a nearby hospital.