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Tributes to Oldmeldrum crash death great-grandmother Helen Filson

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Image caption Helen Filson had been taken to hospital on Tuesday

Tribute has been paid to a great-grandmother who died after she was hit by a car in Aberdeenshire.

Helen Filson, 81, was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary following the incident on Eavern Place in Oldmeldrum on Tuesday morning, but died.

Speaking on behalf of her family, daughter Sharon Munro said: "Mum was a feisty and energetic person who enjoyed living an independent and social life.

"She loved her family, who will all miss her dearly."

The collision involved a grey Audi A4.

Police Scotland said a report would be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

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