Man dies following crash near Oldmeldrum

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A 49-year-old man has diedfollowing a two car collision between Newmacher and Oldmeldrum yesterday afternoon.

The accident involving a silver Mini and black Toyota Avensis occurred around two miles from Oldmeldrum on the A947 at 3.55 pm.

The driver of the Mini sadly died at the scene while the driver of the Avensis was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary where his injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Police have appealed to anyone who witnessed the crash to come forward.