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Young boy dies after collision with van in Westhill

Crash scene [Pic: Newsline Scotland]
Image caption The emergency services were called out on Friday morning

A young boy has died after a collision with a van in Aberdeenshire.

The accident happened on Broadshade Crescent in Westhill at about 11:30.

Grampian Police and the Scottish Ambulance Service were called to the scene of the collision, but ambulance crews were stood down shortly before 13:00 without taking the casualty to hospital.

The road is expected to be closed for some time.

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