Police appeal after fatal road collision in Anstruther

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road collision in Anstruther.

The incident happened between 8.25 p.m. and 8.40 p.m. on Wednesday 7th June on the road between Ovenstone and Carnbee.

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A 53-year-old man was within his CASE agricultural tractor when the vehicle overturned, resulting in the driver sustaining serious injuries.

Emergency services responded to the scene, however, the man was pronounced dead.

Road Policing Officers are continuing with their inquiries into this collision and anyone with information is asked to come forward.

Sergeant Alastair Purvis from the Road Policing Unit in Fife said: “Sadly this incident has resulted in the death of the tractor driver and while we are satisfied no other vehicles were involved, we are keen to hear from anyone who witnessed what happened.

“Motorists or other members of the public who were on the Ovenstone to Carnbee road on Wednesday evening and who have information that can assist with our ongoing investigation should contact police immediately.”

Those with information can contact the Fife Road Policing Unit via 101 and quote incident number 4074 of the 7th June.