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Woman dies after being knocked down by car in Edinburgh

A woman has died from injuries after being knocked down on an Edinburgh road.

The 53-year-old was hit on Old Dalkeith Road, near King's Gate, at about 07:05 on Tuesday by a Ford Fiesta.

Police Scotland said she died later in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.

The road was closed in both directions at Sheriffhall roundabout and the roundabout at Lugton Brae until 10:40.

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