Tayside and Central Scotland

Man dies after Perth tractor accident

A 70-year-old man has died following a farming accident near Perth.

Neil Abercromby, from the Forfar area, was driving a tractor in a field in the Pitlowie area of Glencarse when the accident happened at about 1515 BST on Monday.

It is thought the farmer was thrown from the tractor after it become separated from another piece of farm equipment it was towing.

Tayside Police and the Health and Safety Executive are investigating.

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