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Enquiry into fatal A98 road crash continues as victim named by police

By David Porter

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Colin Drummond from the Inverness area has been named as the victim of the accident on the A98.
Colin Drummond from the Inverness area has been named as the victim of the accident on the A98.

Enquiries are continuing following a fatal road crash on the A98 near Tyrie.

The deceased been named by Police Scotland as 52-year-old Colin Drummond from the Inverness area.

Colin’s family has released a statement : "Colin was a much loved father, grandfather, son and brother.

"He will be sadly missed and our lives won’t be the same without him.”

The incident occurred around 5.45am on Friday, October 8 on the A98 Fraserburgh to Banff road and involved a white VW Crafter Van.

Road Policing sergeant Steve Manson said, “Our thoughts remain with Colin’s family and friends as we continue with our enquires into the incident.

"I would like to renew our appeal for anyone who was in the area around the time of the collision and has yet to contact police to get in touch.

"We believe Colin walked from the Rosehearty area towards the A98 and then along the A98 towards Banff. If anyone was in the area and may have relevant information to assist with the enquiry, I would ask them to contact us."

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 0433 of the 8 October, 2021.

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