Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Man dies after ditch collapses at farm neat East Linton

A man has died after a drainage ditch he was working in collapsed.

The man, aged 70, was working on a farm near East Linton, East Lothian, when the accident happened at about 15:30.

Police and fire crews tried to free him, but officers said he died at the scene.

A Police Scotland spokesman said there were no suspicious circumstances. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will carry out an investigation to establish what happened.