‘The biggest of hearts’: Family pay tribute to 24-year-old Scottish crash victim

The family of a 24-year-old man who died when his car left the road and struck a tree said he had the “biggest of hearts”.

Robert McGhee, from Ballater, Aberdeenshire, was driving a black Audi S3 on the region’s B993 Torphins to Kincardine O’Neil road on Monday when the crash happened near Ardmore Wood about 9pm.

His family paid tribute to him in a statement via Police Scotland.

They said: “It’s with great sadness that at only 24, Robert (Bert) was taken from us.

Robert McGhee, from Ballater, Aberdeenshire, who died when his car left the road and struck a tree. Picture: Police Scotland/PA Wire

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“A loving son, fiancé, grandson and nephew, his big blue eyes and long eyelashes melted everyone.

“He was the most helpful, hard-working, caring, polite young man with the biggest of hearts you could ever meet.

“The world has lost a treasure that can never be replaced.” Police are seeking a driver who stopped at the scene.