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A 78-year-old man who was trampled by a cow in the Scottish Borders has died from his injuries.
Richard Nicholson, from Duns, was attacked on farmland near Greenlaw on Sunday 25th August.
A pensioner is seriously ill after being trampled by cows near Greenlaw in the Scottish Borders.
The 81-year-old man from Duns came under attack when he took his dog into a field which contained calves.
It has prompted renewed warnings for people to take more care in the countryside.
Kathryn Sampson's full report is below.
An 81-year-old man from the Borders has been seriously injured after being trampled by a herd of cows whilst out walking his dog.
The man, thought to be from Duns, is being treated for several injuries at the Borders General Hospital near Melrose.
He had been walking on farmland near Marchmount House, Greenlaw, when he was attacked.
A caretaker from Marchmount drove into the field to separate the cows and managed to get the injured man into his car.
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