Man dies after recovery truck topples over in Aberdeenshire

A man has died after a recovery truck toppled over in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Police Scotland said the incident, on the B999 near to Udny Station in Aberdeenshire, occurred during the recovery of a vehicle.

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A spokesman for the force confirmed the man’s next of kin had been informed, and added: “Our thoughts are with them.”

Enquiries are being now carried out to establish the full circumstances of the accident, with police working with the Health and Safety Executive.