Man killed by falling tree during Storm Arwen named by police

David Lapage died after his Nissan Navara was struck on the B977 in Aberdeenshire.

Man killed by falling tree during Storm Arwen named by police Police Scotland
David Lapage, 35, died when his vehicle was struck by a falling tree.

A man who died after his vehicle was struck by a falling tree in Aberdeenshire has been formally identified.

David Lapage, 35, died after his Nissan Navara pick-up was struck on the B977 Dyce to Hatton Fintry Road around 5.45pm on Friday, November 26.

In a statement released through Police Scotland, his family said: “The family would like to thank all services involved and greatly appreciate all the messages of support.

“They would ask that their privacy is respected at this time.”

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Sergeant Craig McNeill of the Divisional Road Policing Unit at Inverurie said: “Our thoughts are very much with David’s family and friends at this time.

“Our enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances and anyone with information who hasn’t yet spoken to an officer can call 101 quoting reference 2999 of 26 November.”