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Elderly Woman Knocked Down At Weekend Dies
An elderly pedestrian knocked down in Aberdeenshire at the weekend has died.
Mary Donald, 89, was crossing a bridge on the A920 South Road in Ellon on Saturday morning when she was hit by a car.
She was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, where she died from her injuries.
Sergeant Rob Warnock said: "First and foremost, our thoughts go out to the family and friends of Mary, who was well-known in the Ellon area.
"Enquiries are ongoing and I would urge anyone with information who hasn't yet come forward to contact Police Scotland on 101.''
The 65-year-old female driver of the Peugeot 208 was not injured in the incident.
A pensioner was seriously injured after a hit-and-run in Edinburgh.
Police have appealed for information after a life-sized baby Jesus doll was stolen from a nativity display.
Scotland's accident-and-emergency (A&E) departments failed to meet a key waiting-times target in October, the latest figures show.
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