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Two bikers killed in crash with car in Midlothian

a6094 at rosewell
Image caption The couple's Triumph Bonneville motorbike was involved in a collision with a BMW car

Two motorcyclists have died after their bike and sidecar was involved in a crash with a car in Midlothian.

The incident happened on the A6094 at Rosewell at about 22:40 on Thursday.

The male rider, 64, and his female passenger, 59, were pronounced dead at the scene. The 26-year-old male driver of the BMW 116 involved in the crash was not seriously injured.

The road has been closed as investigations are carried out. Police have appealed for witnesses.

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