Worker killed in Aberdeenshire farm accident

A FARM worker has died in a machinery accident at a farm in Aberdeenshire.

The 39-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene yesterday (Tuesday).

It is believed he had been working on a piece of machinery at Auchlinn farm near Turriff.

Police Scotland said the incident was a ‘tragic accident’, adding there were no suspicious circumstances.

A joint investigation between police and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will commence today.

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