Tayside and Central Scotland

Man killed while cutting down trees on farm near Kirriemuir

A 29-year-old man has been killed while felling trees on a farm in Angus, police have said.

Emergency services were called to the scene at Auchendorie Farm, near Kirriemuir, at about 13:45.

It is understood the man was crushed by a tree and farm equipment was used to release him. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A Tayside Police spokesman said a report would be sent to the procurator fiscal.

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