Man dies and woman injured in crash between car and lorry

Driver pronounced dead at scene of collision on the A92 St Cyrus to Montrose road.

A 53-year-old man has died following a road traffic crash in Angus.

Emergency services were alerted at 12:20pm to a crash between a lorry and a Kia Picanto on the A92 St Cyrus to Montrose road, at Kinnaber.

The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene and a female passenger was taken to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee with serious, but not life-threatening injuries.

Sergeant John Learmonth, of Perth Road Policing Unit, said: “Our thoughts are with the deceased’s family at this tragic time.

“The road was closed for approximately 10 hours yesterday as officers worked to establish the exact circumstances.

A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”

Anyone who witnessed the crash take place, or saw either the lorry or Kia Picanto leading up to the incident, should contact police on 101, quoting incident 1712 of 22 August.

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