Tayside and Central Scotland

Tractor driver dies in Perthshire road crash

A tractor driver has died after a crash on a country road in Perthshire.

Police and the fire service were called to the incident at the village of Rait at about 13:20.

The tractor crashed near the Inchmichael junction. The 64-year-old man driving the vehicle died at the scene.

Police said further details would not be released until the man's family had been informed and he has been formally indentified.

A spokesman said: "Crash investigation are also in attendance to carry out inquiries into the full set of circumstances of the incident.

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

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