A driver has died after a truck overturned at a quarry in Angus.
A 25-tonne articulated dumper truck being driven by a 76-year-old man reversed and toppled down into the quarry.
Emergency services were called to David Geddes Quarry at Kinnell, near Friockheim, at around 11.32am on Thursday following reports of an industrial accident.
Despite the best efforts of paramedics, the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
A spokeswoman for Tayside Police said the Health and Safety Executive have been informed.
Firefighters from Arbroath and Dundee also attended the incident along with a specialist rescue unit after reports a man was trapped.
A spokesman for the Geddes Group said: "Our condolences are with the family at this time. We are continuing to work with the authorities to investigate the circumstances of the incident."
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