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Man dies after being hit by car on B9170 in Aberdeenshire

Fatal scene
Image caption The crash happened on Wednesday morning

A man has died after being struck by a car in Aberdeenshire.

The accident - involving a man thought to be in his 20s who had been working at the side of the road - happened on the B9170 Cuminestown to New Deer road at about 09:20.

The Scottish Ambulance Service and Police Scotland were called to the scene.

Police Scotland said: "Sadly a male has died as a result."

The road was expected to be shut for some time to allow an accident investigation.

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