Driver dies in A977 road collision

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A driver has died following a road accident this morning (Friday) on the A977 Kinross to Crook of Devon road.

The accident happened at 7.10am, and involved a grey Citroen Xsara and a white Ford Transit flatbed truck.

Sadly the driver of the Citroen Xsara died from injuries sustained in the crash.

The driver and passenger of the van suffered minor injuries and both men were treated at the scene.

The A977 road will remain closed between Kinross and Rumbling Bridge whilst police officers investigate the full circumstances of the collision. Diversions are in place.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision is urged to contact Police Scotland on 101 or contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.