Police have identified the man who died as a result of a two-van crash on the A90 as William Buchan, 48, of Peterhead.
Mr Buchan was driving the white Ford Transit tipper van involved in the collision on the Aberdeen to Peterhead road near Hatton at 10.45am yesterday .
The 26-year-old male driver of the white Mercedes Vito panel van also involved suffered serious injuries.
He is in a stable condition and is being treated at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.
Sergeant Colin Matheson said: “Our thoughts are with Mr Buchan’s family and friends at this very sad time.
“I am appealing once again to anyone who may have seen either of the vehicles prior to the collision, or who saw the incident itself and who has not yet come forward, to do so as soon as possible.
“You can contact police on 101.”