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Dog walk woman struck by car in Leslie

High Street, Leslie, at the junction with Douglas Road
Image caption The woman was hit on High Street, Leslie, near the Douglas Road junction

A woman is in a serious condition in hospital after she was knocked down while walking her dogs in Fife.

The 75-year-old was struck by a car on High Street, Leslie, near the junction with Douglas Road, at about 05:40.

The woman was taken to the Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy.

Insp Brenda Sinclair, of Fife Constabulary, urged witnesses to come forward and said: "The road will be closed for some time while an investigation takes place."

She added: "If anyone saw a woman walking with two dogs in Leslie this morning, or saw the accident, please contact the police."

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