Tayside and Central Scotland

Male driver dies in Perthshire accident

An elderly man has died following a single-vehicle crash in Perthshire.

Police said his black 4x4 left the an unclassified road between Dunning and Auchterarder at about 08:20.

The man, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, died at the scene. The route running between Abbey Road and the B8062 was shut near Broadfold Farm.

The victim was later named as 81-year-old Robert Scott, from Auchterarder. Police have appealed for witnesses to contact them.

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