A man who died after being struck by a car in Aberdeenshire has been named by police.
Calum Rae, 28, was pronounced dead at the scene on Old Meldrum Road in Newmachar after being struck at around 1am on Thursday.
Officers have confirmed that a 23-year-old man has since been arrested in connection with the incident.
He has since been released pending further enquiries.
Sergeant Sarah Ritchie said: “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Calum at this difficult time and his family have asked that their privacy is respected.
“I am appealing for anyone who witnessed the crash and who hasn’t already spoken to officers to please get in touch.
“I am also appealing to anyone who was in the area around the time and who may have any dashcam footage which could assist us to get make contact.”
Anyone with any information is asked to contact 101 quoting reference 0148 of August 31, 2023.