News alert: Man killed by bus in Glenrothes

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An 84-year-old Windygates man was killed at Glenrothes Bus Station after being knocked over by a bus.

The accident happened at 10.20am on Monday 31st October and police and ambulance were called to the scene.

It was quickly established that the man had been knocked down by a bus sustained serious injuries. Sadly, after arriving by ambulance at Queen Margaret Hospital, Dunfermline, he succumbed to his injuries, around 11.45am.

Deputy head of road policing, Inspector Brenda Sinclair, said: “We are currently investigating the full circumstances that led to the death of an 84-yr-old Windygates man. I would appeal to any member of the public who was in the area of the bus station this morning and who witnessed this tragic incident to come forward. A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal in Kirkcaldy in due course.”

Witnesses have been asked to contact Fife Police on 0845 600 5702 or the appeals line on 01592 251111.