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Two men and a woman killed in two Aberdeenshire crashes

Three people have died in two crashes on Aberdeenshire roads.

A man, 41, and woman, 43, died in the first crash, involving a Land Rover and a van, on the A980 Torphins to Banchory road at about 19:15 on Wednesday evening.

The two, who were in the Land Rover, died at the scene.

And a 77-year-old man died after a crash on the B9105 Turriff to Fintry road, about four miles from Turriff, at about 10:55 on Thursday.

Police Scotland said the road was closed at the Causewayend crossroads near Milltown of Craigston.

Diversions have been put in place.

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