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One dead and five injured in A90 crash

A 57-year-old woman has died and five people were injured in a collision on the A90 between Aberdeen and Peterhead.

The crash, involving a Vauxhall Meriva and a black Renault Megane, happened at about 13:50 on Saturday near Ellon.

Police Scotland said the woman died at the scene. The injured are being treated at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

The road was closed for several hours on Saturday while crash investigators worked at the scene.

Sgt Neil Morrison, of Police Scotland, said: "Inquiries into the cause of this collision are at an early stage. However, we would ask anyone who was in the area at the time or who saw either of these vehicles in the area prior to collision to come forward."

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