A MAN has died after falling from Kirkcaldy’s Christmas tree as he attempted to climb it.
The accident happened outside the Town House shortly before 3am on Friday.
Emergency services attending the scene tried to save the unresponsive man, in his 50s, but he later died in hospital.
The area around the 15ft fir has been cordoned off by police while they investigate the circumstances of the accident.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Police in Fife were called to a report of an unresponsive man in the Hunter Street area of Kirkcaldy around 2.55am on Friday, December 14.
“The man was treated at the scene then conveyed to Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy by the Scottish Ambulance Service where he later sadly passed away.
“The death is being treated as non-suspicious and enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances.
“A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.”
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