Biker killed after collision with car near ski centre

Police have appealed for anyone who witnessed the collision to contact them.

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The man died following the collision on Sunday.

A man has died following a road traffic collision in Aberdeenshire.

The incident took place at around 2.10pm on Sunday on the A939, Cock bridge to Tomintoul road near to the Lecht Ski Centre.

The man had been riding a black coloured KTM motorcycle at the time when it collided with a Burgundy Mazda MX 5.

A 29 year old man who was driving the Mazda MX 5 sustained minor injuries and was later to Dr Gray’s Hospital, Elgin for treatment.

Sergeant Scott Deans of the Road Policing Department said: “Our thoughts at this sad time are with the families of those involved in this collision.

“We have spoken to several witnesses but would still like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision or who has dash cam footage of the incident and has not contacted the Police to do so on telephone number 101, quoting incident number 2026 of July 18”.