Forestry Worker Killed in Selkirk

A forestry worker has been killed in an accident near Selkirk.

Emergency services were called to Sunderland Hall late on Tuesday afternoon following reports of a man being badly injured.

The victim has been named locally as Kenny Scott, 58, originally from Jedburgh, but latterly living at Minto.

Despite efforts from paramedics and the call-out of an air ambulance, he was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

Our heartfelt condolences go out to the individual involved and his family.