A MAN has died after being crushed by a tree in the Borders, emergency officials have said.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service were called to the incident in woodland near Blackhouse Farm, Eyemouth, at about 8.40am on Monday.

They assisted the police and ambulance services but the 50-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Officers received a report of the death of a 50-year-old man at a farm in Eyemouth around 8.45am on Monday, April 29, 2024. 

"The death is not being treated as suspicious and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal. The Health and Safety Executive has been informed.”