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Van driver dies in Aberdeenshire crash on A944 near Westhill

A944 fatal scene [Pic: Newsline]
Image caption Police have appealed for witnesses after the crash

A van driver has died after a crash on the A944 west of Aberdeen.

Grampian Police said the 59-year-old man died at the scene of the collision, which happened shortly before 07:00 at Mason Lodge, near Westhill.

The road was closed for several hours to allow an accident investigation to be carried out.

The Scottish Ambulance Service and Grampian Fire and Rescue Service were also sent to the scene. Police appealed for witnesses.

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