NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Shetland woman dies after 'farm cow calving accident'

A woman has died on a Shetland farm after apparently being crushed by a cow while trying to help in a calving.

The 62-year-old woman, named locally as Pat Wishart, was killed in the incident on Friday evening on a farm in Bixter.

Police Scotland said the accident happened at about 17:10.

A joint investigation has been launched with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

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