A British guide for a BBC nature program for kids has died after being trampled by an elephant.

Former army officer Anton Turner, 38, was helping with the filming of an episode of the CBBC series "Serious Explorers in Tanzania" Friday when the attack happened.

A BBC spokeswoman said that Turner was mortally injured after being charged by an elephant.

A doctor was traveling with the expedition and treated Turner at the scene, but he died shortly after the incident.

Three children were also with the party at the time of the elephant charge, but were declared safe and have been airlifted from the area.

The BBC spokeswoman said the children's safety remains the channel's priority.

"We are also consulting their parents and production of the program has ceased," she said.

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