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Boiler suits and boots for young farmer William Sangster's funeral

William Sangster from Auchnagatt named locally as death crash teenager Image copyright Not specified
Image caption William Sangster, pictured with his brother Lewis, said he loved farming

Friends of a young farmer who died in crash have been told they can wear boiler suits and boots to his funeral.

William Sangster, 19, from Auchnagatt, was a passenger in a car which crash near Mintlaw last weekend.

His funeral will be held at Crimond Parish Church on Tuesday at 11:00.

The newspaper death notice for the teenager - known as Wull - adds: "For Wull's friends if they wish to wear boiler suits and boots they can."

The 17-year-old male driver, two 17-year-old females and an 18-year-old man were injured in the crash.

Mr Sangster's family described him as a "larger than life character" and said he would be "sorely missed."

They spoke of his love of farming, saying it was "what he lived for".

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