NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Man dies after being hit by van in Keith

A pedestrian who was hit by a van in the Moray town of Keith on Saturday evening has died in hospital, police said.

The accident, which led to the death of local man James Allan Gardiner, happened on Moss Street, near Plough Lane, at about 1900 BST.

The 28-year-old was taken to Dr Gray's Hospital in Elgin, where he died of his injuries. The van driver was uninjured.

A section of Moss Street was closed for about six hours after the incident.

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