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'Give your kids an extra hug tonight' - Family's devastation after boy (3) dies in tractor incident on Fife farm

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Stuart Nelson (Photo: Facebook)

Stuart Nelson (Photo: Facebook)

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

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

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

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

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

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

A sign for Cuttle Hill Farm in Fife where a three-year-old boy was killed after being knocked down by a tractor.  Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

A sign for Cuttle Hill Farm in Fife where a three-year-old boy was killed after being knocked down by a tractor. Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

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Stuart Nelson (Photo: Facebook)

A three-year-old boy has died following a farm accident in Fife, Scotland.

The young child, named as Stuart Nelson, was killed after he was knocked down by a reversing forklift tractor.

The incident occurred on Tuesday at approximately 5.10pm on the Cuttle Hill Farm.

Police have now investigating the death, according to the BBC.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: "Police in Fife are investigating after a child was killed during a collision on a farm in Fife. A three-year-old boy sustained fatal injuries."

The child's uncle paid tribute to his nephew on Facebook, writing; "Life is so so short. For those of you with kiddies please give them an extra hug tonight. Devastated."

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