A man has died while taking part in a New Year's Day tractor rally at Praze-An-Beeble. 

The incident happened at approximately 9.30am yesterday and involved a blue agricultural tractor and a blue Volkswagen Transporter.

The driver of the tractor, which overturned, has been named locally as Colin Hosking. 

Tributes have been left on his Facebook page by grieving friends and family, who spoke of their shock at the 34-year-old's death. 

Police said they were called to a "serious collision" on an unclassified road between Blackrock and Crowan.

As a result of the incident, a 34-year-old man from Camborne died at the scene of the collision. His next of kin have been informed.

No one else was injured in the incident.

A crew from Tolvaddon Fire Station was also called. 

Officers from the Roads Policing Team and Serious Collision Investigation Team are appealing for witnesses to the incident to come forward contacting police via 101@dc.police.uk or by calling 101 quoting log number 547 01/01/18.