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Man dies after car and tractor crash near Coupar Angus

A man has died after a crash between a car and a tractor near Coupar Angus.

The 61-year-old was a passenger in a red Vauxhall Astra when the collision happened on the A923 Dundee to Coupar Angus Road, at the Kettins crossroads.

A 60-year-old woman who was driving the car was taken to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee for treatment to minor injuries.

The 48-year-old driver of the tractor was taken to hospital as a precaution, following the crash at about 17:00.

Road closures were put in place at the A94 junction at Coupar Angus and Kettins Crossroads, and Police Scotland said the closures could be in place "for some time".

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