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Fatal Road Traffic Crash – Low Street, Banff, Aberdeenshire

A 30-year-old man has died following a road traffic crash in Low Street, Banff on Friday, 7 August 2020.

Around 2.20 pm on Friday, 7 August, emergency services attended a report of a collision involving a lorry and a cyclist on Low Street, Banff, Aberdeenshire.

The 30-year-old cyclist, Rikki Gault from Aberdeenshire, was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with serious injuries but has since died.

Rikki's family have requested privacy at this time however wished it known that "Rikki lived life to the full and will be sorely missed".

A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

Low Street was closed for around eight hours to allow for collision investigation work.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or has seen either the lorry or the cyclist prior to the crash is asked to contact police on 101 quoting incident 2066 of 7 August, 2020.


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