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Man hit by lorry dies in Aberdeen hospital

King Street crash scene
Image caption The road was closed for four hours as police investigated

A pedestrian has died after he was hit by a lorry in Aberdeen.

The 29-year-old man had been taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary after he was struck in King Street on Wednesday afternoon.

The driver of the lorry, a 62-year-old man, was not injured.

Inspector Ewan Innes, from Grampian Police, said: "The collision involved a northbound lorry and a pedestrian who crossed King Street from the east or beach side."

The road was closed for four hours while investigators examined the scene.

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