NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Two men die after Aberdeenshire farming accidents

Two men have died after separate farming accidents in Aberdeenshire over the weekend.

An 83-year-old man died after an incident at Moss-side of Drum farm, near Maud, on Sunday.

Meanwhile, a man who was taken to hospital after being injured by a tractor at West Fornett, Dunecht, also died.

The 62-year-old man was working on machinery when the accident happened on Sunday.

He was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with chest and abdominal injuries but Grampian Police said he died overnight.

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites