Dumfriesshire MP David Mundell says his thoughts are with the family and friends of a 12 year old boy who was killed in a tragic incident in Kelloholm.
Reports suggest he had been out playing with friends on Sunday afternoon when the incident happened and despite efforts to revive him, the boy sadly passed away.
Commenting David Mundell MP said: "This was a very tragic incident and my thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the 12 year old who has sadly died.
"This will be a huge shock to the community of Kelloholm which is very tight knit and I am sure that everyone will be doing their upmost to support each other.
"Obviously the circumstances behind this tragedy are still being fully investigated and that will emerge in due course."