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Family 'devastated' after woman dies in crash

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The family of a woman who was killed in a crash in Aberdeenshire on Sunday have said they are "absolutely devastated".

Helen Thorley, 50, from Oldmeldrum, died in the crash which happened on the B9170 Inverurie to Oldmeldrum road at about midday on Sunday.

Ms Thorley's family said: "We are absolutely devastated at the loss of our mum who was a much loved daughter, sister, aunt and friend."

The crash involved a silver Volkswagen Jetta and a blue Ford Fiesta.

Police have asked anyone who saw either of the two vehicles before the crash, or anyone who stopped to offer help, to contact them.

The road was closed for about six hours following the collision.

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