Girl, two, killed after being hit by a 4x4 vehicle

A two-year-old girl has died after being hit by a 4x4 vehicle.

She was knocked down on a road in Portlethen, Aberdeenshire, just after 4pm.

She was taken by ambulance to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary but Grampian Police said she was fatally injured in the collision.

Her parents have been told.

Officers say it is too early to speculate on the cause of the collision.

The driver of the 4X4 was not injured in the incident.