Cyclist pronounced dead at scene following crash on rural road

The 61-year-old was killed when his electric bike was involved in a crash on the scenic route.

Cyclist killed in crash on B976 between Ballater and Glen Muick in Aberdeenshire Google Maps

A cyclist has died following a crash on a rural road in Aberdeenshire.

The 61-year-old, who has not been named, was pronounced dead at the scene following the incident on the B976 between Ballater and Glen Muick on Sunday, July 2.

The incident, which involved an orange Kalkhoff electric bicycle, was not thought to have been witnessed by any passing motorists, however police have launched an appeal to trace drivers who may have dash cam footage of the cyclist prior to the incident.

The man’s family has been informed.

Sergeant Sarah Ritchie of the Road Policing Unit said: “Our thoughts are with the family of the man involved in this incident. We are still making enquiries into the collision, and I am appealing for anyone who may have seen a male cyclist prior to this incident to contact us.

“If anyone has dash cam footage, please pass it on as it could assist our ongoing inquiry.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 2375 of July 2.

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