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Pensioner dies after mobility scooter falls into sea

The village of Pennan. Picture: submitted

The village of Pennan. Picture: submitted

An elderly man who fell off a pier into the sea as he rode his mobility scooter has died, police said.

Stuart Farquhar, 87, was pulled from the water at Pennan, on the north coast of Aberdeenshire, at about 11am on Friday.

He was airlifted to hospital in Aberdeen.

It is thought he may have been trying to turn the scooter when it went into the water.

 

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