A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a lorry on the A96 near Kintore during the early hours of this morning.
Emergency services have been at the scene near the Tavelty Junction since 2.20am.
A large part of the dual carriageway remains closed while police carry out investigations.
Diversions are in place, with access from the A96 via ramps at the Tavelty junction.
A spokesperson for the force said: “If anyone has information regarding the incident, please get in touch with us on 101.”