Boy, 3, dies after being knocked down by farm tractor

A three-year-old boy has died after he was knocked down by a tractor on a farm in Fife.

A general view of Cuttle Hill Farm in Fife where a three-year-old boy was killed after being knocked down by a tractor. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

The incident happened at about 5.10pm on Tuesday in the village of Crossgates.

The boy died at the scene and police are investigating the circumstances.

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A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police in Fife are investigating after a child was killed during a collision on a farm in Fife.

“The incident happened around 5.10pm on Tuesday February 14 at a property in Crossgates.

“A three-year-old boy sustained fatal injuries after he was involved in a collision with a farm vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Inquiries into the full circumstances surrounding this matter are continuing.”