NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Farm worker dies in machine accident

A 39-year-old man has died in an accident at a farm.

Paramedics and fire crews were called to Auchlinn farm near Turriff in Aberdeenshire at about 20:00 on Tuesday.

It is understood the worker at the family-run farm was killed in an accident with a piece of machinery.

Police described his death as a tragic accident and said there were no suspicious circumstances.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said there would be a joint investigation by police and the Health and Safety Executive.

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