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Pensioner dies following car crash on major road

The 84-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene on Monday.

Fatal: Man died in crash. Scottish Ambulance Service

A pensioner has died following a crash on a major Aberdeenshire road.

The 84-year-old man pronounced dead at the scene after the one car crash involving a gold coloured Hinda CRV.

The incident took place on the A97 road near Gartly, Huntly at around 12.45pm on Monday.

Police are now appealing for witnesses.

Sergeant Alexander Bowser-Riley said: “Sadly a man has died following the collision on the A97. We are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision, or who saw the vehicle beforehand, to contact Police Scotland on 101.”

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