Man dies in hospital after being pulled from water

The 20-year-old got into difficulty in water at Lochore Meadows on Saturday evening.

Lochore Meadows: Police were called to the park in Fife. Paul McIlroy
Lochore Meadows: Police were called to the park in Fife.

A man has died in hospital after being pulled from water at a park in Fife.

The 20-year-old got into difficulty in water at Lochore Meadows on Saturday evening.

Police confirmed they were called around 6pm and the man was taken to Victoria Hospital, where he died a short time later.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Around 6pm on Saturday, police were called to a report that a 20-year-old man had gotten into difficulty in water at Lochore Meadows and had been pulled out.

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“He was taken to Victoria Hospital for treatment but died a short time later.”