The A96 has reopened following a fatal accident involving a pedestrian and a lorry in the early hours of this morning.
The busy road was closed for over seven hours after a man was killed when he was struck by the vehicle on the busy road close to Kintore.
Commuters faced huge delays as a large part of the dual carriageway near Tavelty Junction was closed while police carried out investigations.
A diversion was in place with access to the A96 via ramps nearby.
Emergency services were on scene from around 2.30am until 9.45am to assist with the incident.
A spokesperson for the police said: “We If anyone has information regarding the incident, please get in touch with us on 101.”