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Orkney crash leaves 84-year-old man dead

An 84-year-old man has died after a three-vehicle crash in Orkney.

Geordie Chalmers, from Sandwick, was driving a blue Vauxhall Agila which was involved in the accident on the A965 Kirkwall to Stromness Road at Binscarth, Finstown.

Another person was injured in the crash and was taken to Balfour Hospital in Kirkwall by ambulance.

The road was closed for almost three hours after the incident, which took place at about 11:50 on Friday.

Police Scotland appealed for any witnesses or anyone with information about the crash to come forward.

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