A keen rugby player died in a freak accident while felling trees in the North York Moors National Park.
Charley Purkiss-McEndoo, 27, passed away in May but an inquest into his death was held in Skipton last week.
He lived in Aske, near Richmond, and had played as a 1st XV prop for Harrogate RUFC since 2016. His previous clubs included Darlington Mowden Park and Otley.
A coroner found that a seemingly healthy-looking branch on a neighbouring tree fell on Charley after he had safely felled the tree he was working on. His colleague found him with serious injuries after returning from refuelling his chainsaw.