Man dies after being hit by car

A 65-year-old man has died after being hit by a car in Aberdeenshire, police have said.

The pedestrian, who has not been named, was struck just after 1900 GMT at New Road in Johnshaven.

The man is believed to have suffered a head injury. An ambulance from Brechin and one from Montrose were sent to the incident.

Paramedics treated the man but he died at the scene. The road was closed to allow investigations to take place.