A man has died following an industrial accident in Montrose.
The 26-year-old was rushed to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee by ambulance, under police escort, following the incident at Gemini Corrosion Services on Wednesday afternoon.
However, police have now confirmed that the man has died in hospital as a result of his injuries.
An investigation into the accident has been launched.
A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Police Scotland can confirm that a 26-year-old man has sadly died following an industrial accident at Gemini Corrosion Services, Brent Avenue in Montrose yesterday afternoon.
“Police Scotland is working alongside the Health and Safety Executive to establish the full circumstances of the incident. As with all sudden deaths a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal. “
Nobody at the anti-corrosion firm was available for comment.
Gemini is a specialised firm that prepares subsea and topsoil structures with anti-corrosion capability internally and externally.
The company, founded by Ian Guthrie in Aberdeen in 1982, was initially based in an industrial unit in Stonehaven. Gemini opened in Montrose in 2009.