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Car driver dies after crash on A93 between Braemar and Crathie

A man has died following a road accident in Aberdeenshire.

The 30-year-old driver was the sole occupant of a red Seat Ibiza which crashed on the A93 between Braemar and Crathie at about 01:00.

The road was closed for several hours before reopening just after 11:00.

The accident has caused delays to a running event being held at nearby Balmoral Castle.

Police have appealed for witnesses.

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