Man, 50, dies in McDonald’s tragedy as police called to restaurant

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A man has died at a LondonMcDonald’spolice have confirmed after being called to the restaurant.

Emergency service crews responded to a 50-year-old man on Friday evening, who was soon after pronounced dead at Old Kent Road McDonald's.

The London Ambulance Service dispatched a fast response car in addition to an ambulance crew and paramedics to help the man they were told was unwell.

Their best efforts however could not save the as yet unnamed 50-year-old whose death is not being treated as suspicious, police said.

A spokesperson for the Met said: “Police were called at approximately 17:55hrs on Friday, 22 October to reports of a man found unresponsive at a restaurant in Old Kent Road, SE1.

“Officers attended and provided emergency first aid until the arrival of London Ambulance Service. A 50-year-old man was subsequently pronounced dead at the scene.

“The death is not being treated as suspicious and officers will assist with preparing a report for the coroner.”

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called at 6.04pm on Friday to reports of a person unwell in Old Kent Road, Southwark.

“We sent an ambulance crew, a paramedic in a fast response car, an advanced paramedic and an incident response officer to the scene.

“Sadly the patient died at the scene.”

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