A farmer has been killed by a bull in an Aberdeenshire field.
Emergency services were called to a field in Memsie, near Fraserburgh, at 10.30 am on Wednesday, August 19 following reports that a man had been seriously injured.
A 61-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene by the Scottish Ambulance Service.
The police and the Health and Safety Executive have launched a joint investigation into the deadly accident.
Detective Sergeant Gavin Fleming, of Ellon CID, said: “Police and emergency services were called to a farm near Fraserburgh at around 10.30am on Wednesday, 19 August, 2020, following a report of a man being serious injured by an accident involving livestock.
“A 61-year-old man was sadly pronounced dead at the scene by the Scottish Ambulance Service.
“There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.
“Inquiries are currently ongoing in consultation with the Health & Safety Executive.”
A HSE spokeswoman added: “We are working alongside Police Scotland to investigate this incident.”