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79-year-old killed on collision

Police have confirmed a a 79-year-old has been killed followings collision between a silver Chevrolet Matiz and a 79 year old woman pedestrian on the A90 Dundee to Forfar road, near the Jet Service station, Dundee.

Tragically, the pedestrian was declared dead at the scene a short time later. Efforts are ongoing to establish her identity and thereafter inform next of kin. Her details will not be released until she has been formally identified.

The driver of the car – a 20-year-old man – was uninjured.

The incident happened at about 8.50am on the northbound carriageway and diversions were put in place both north and south bound to allow emergency services to work at the scene.

Crash investigators are also in attendance to carry out enquiries into the full circumstances of the incident.

Officers are in the process of tracing and informing next of kin. Her details will not be released until she has been formally identified.

The northbound carraigeway will remain closed for some time while crash investigators carry our enquiries at the scene.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 or speak to any officer.

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