Man dies on Aberdeenshire road after pick-up truck is hit by tree

A 35-year-old man has died after his Nissan Navara pick-up truck was struck by a falling tree on the B977, Dyce to Hatton of Fintry Road, around 5.45pm yesterday (Friday, 26 November).

By Kevin McRoberts
Saturday, 27th November 2021, 5:35 pm
Police attended the scene but sadly the man was pronounced dead.
Police attended the scene but sadly the man was pronounced dead.

Emergency services attended however the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

A full report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

Sergeant Craig McNeill, of the Divisional Road Policing Unit at Inverurie, said: “Our thoughts are very much with the man’s family and friends at this time.

“Officers responding to this crash had parked a distance away due to weather conditions. On returning to their van they discovered a tree had fallen on it. No one was injured.

“Any witnesses to this crash or anyone with information is asked to contact 101 quoting reference number 2999 of 26 November.”