Tayside and Central Scotland

Woman dies after waterfall rescue at Callander

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Image caption Rescue workers have been searching around Bracklinn Falls

A 23-year-old woman has died after getting into difficulty at a waterfall in Stirlingshire.

An air ambulance helicopter along with other emergency services were called to Bracklinn Falls in Callander at about 11:30.

The Coastguard and rescue teams landed at nearby Callander golf course.

Police said two women were rescued from the water - one, aged 25, was assessed by paramedics but did not require hospital treatment.

However, the other woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Image caption Paramedics worked with others from the emergency services

A Police Scotland spokesman said: "The death is being treated as unexplained, but not suspicious, and a report has been submitted to the procurator fiscal.

"Our thoughts are with her family and friends at this difficult time."

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Image caption The Coastguard helicopter is part of the search team
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Image caption The helicopters landed at Callander golf course

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