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

Stock pic of campsite
Stock pic of campsite
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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.

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.

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.