NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Two bikers killed in separate road crashes

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Image caption The two deaths bring the number of fatalities on Grampian's roads this year to 28

Two bikers have been killed in separate collisions in the north east of Scotland.

A 49-year-old man was in a crash with a Mitsubishi Shogun on the B9002, near the Oyne Fork, at about 0815 BST.

The man, from the Oyne area, was airlifted to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary but died from his injuries.

Later, a 38-year-old motorcyclist died on the A98 near Portsoy after a collision with a tractor at about 1230 BST.

The two deaths bring the number of fatalities on Grampian's roads this year to 28.

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