A woman died following an accident on a North road last night.
The accident happened on the A96 Aberdeen to Inverness road, at Tornagrain, at around 8.25pm.
The woman – believed to have been walking – died at the scene of the incident, which involved two cars.
A police spokesman said: “Police Scotland received a report of a serious road traffic collision on the A96 near Tornagrain, involving two cars and a pedestrian.
“Sadly, as a result of her injuries the pedestrian died at the scene.
“Police are appealing for information from anyone who was in the area at the time of the collision, or may have seen an elderly woman walking in the area, to contact them on 101.”