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Driver killed by falling tree in Perthshire named

A85 accident Image copyright Stuart Cowper
Image caption The road was closed while emergency services attended the scene

A 42-year-old driver who died after a tree hit his car in Perthshire has been named.

Police said he was Scott Pankhurst, also known as Scott Finnie, who lived in Dundee.

The accident happened on the A85, two miles east of Gilmerton, at about 20:00 on Tuesday. The road was closed while emergency services dealt with the incident.

Police said inquiries into the accident were continuing.

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