Tractor driver dies in Perthshire crash

A tractor driver has died following a road traffic accident in Perthshire on Wednesday (20 January).

The tractor and its trailer left the road and fell into a ditch on a roadside bend. No other vehicles were involved in the crash.

A spokesman for Police Scotland said: “Emergency services attended a serious road traffic incident at 1.20pm on Wednesday, involving a tractor at Rait near the Inchmichael junction.

“Tragically, the 64-year-old tractor driver was declared dead at the scene.”

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Police said next of kin had been informed of the tragedy.

Crash investigators were in attendance to determine the circumstances of the accident.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 or speak to any officer.

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