Man, 77, found dead next to overturned mobility scooter
A passer-by discovered him lying on the road near Hawick in the Borders.
An elderly man has been found dead on a road next to his overturned mobility scooter.
The 77-year-old man was travelling on the B6359 between Hawick and Hassendean in the Scottish Borders.
A passer-by found him on the road near Knowetonhead Townhouse around 11.05am on Thursday.
Paramedics were called out but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police said they were trying to establish the full circumstances.
Sergeant John Easton said: "The man's family have been informed and our condolences are with them at this sad time.
"Our enquiries continue to establish the full circumstances surrounding his death and we'd urge anyone who may have information which can help to get in touch as soon as possible."