Motorists killed by falling tree near Gilmerton

Police have confirmed that a man has died following a road traffic accident near Gilmerton last night.

Wednesday, 7th June 2017, 9:57 am
Updated Tuesday, 13th June 2017, 3:29 pm

The incident happened on the A85 approximately two miles east Gilmerton last night.

It is understood a 42-year-old driver died after a tree came down as high winds and rain

The road was closed in both directions as emergency services scrambled to the scene but sadly the incident proved fatal.

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Police have confirmed that only one vehicle involved.

Next of kin have been informed and further details will be released in due course.