Pedestrian dies in hospital after being struck by van

The man was struck near Buccaneer Service Station on the A941 north of Elgin at around 6.20am on Saturday.

Closed: The crash happened on Saturday morning.
Closed: The crash happened on Saturday morning.

A man has died after being knocked down by a van in Moray.

The pedestrian was struck by the Volkswagen vehicle near Buccaneer Service Station on the A941 north of Elgin at around 6.20am on Saturday.

The 25-year-old was taken to Dr Gray’s Hospital in Elgin for treatment, where he later died as a result of his injuries.

The male driver of the van was uninjured.

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Police closed the road for investigation works.

Investigation: Police are appealing for witnesses.

Sergeant Scott Deans, of Police Scotland’s Road Policing Unit, said: “Our enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances of this collision.

“I would urge anyone who may have been on the road between Elgin and Lossiemouth around that time this morning and may have seen a white van or any pedestrians to let us know.

“Anyone who may have dashcam footage is asked to review this and pass on anything which may be of note.”

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If you have any information, call 101.

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