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Man killed in crash involving car and van in Aberdeenshire named

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Image caption The southbound lane of the A90 was closed to allow accident investigations to take place

A man has died following a crash involving a car and a van.

Police said the collision happened at about 21:25 on Tuesday on the A90, at its junction with an unclassified road leading to Marykirk, in Aberdeenshire.

John Stewart, 78, of Marykirk, who was driving a Dacia Duster, died.

The 19-year-old driver of Ford Transit Connect van was uninjured. Police have appealed for anyone who may have seen either vehicle prior to the crash to contact them.