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OAP dies after being hit by car on Edinburgh's Waverley Bridge

Waverley Bridge Image copyright Google
Image caption The accident happened on Waverley Bridge, near a pedestrian ramp

A 76-year-old man has died after being hit by a car on Waverley bridge in Edinburgh.

The accident happened near the pedestrian ramp to Waverley Station just after 17:00 on Monday.

The road was closed for a number of hours, leading to traffic congestion in the area, but has since reopened.

Police have appealed for anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them.

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