The A96 South of Keith remains closed as collision investigation work is carried out.
Work is expected to continue today following the accident late last night.
A diversion is in place heading northbound at Huntly using the A920 to Dufftown to take A941 - A95 at Craigellachie and then follow to A96 at Keith.
This is also in place in reverse heading southbound.
Moray MSP Richard Lochhead said: “So sorry to hear about such an awful tragedy locally.
“My thoughts are with everyone affected and thanks to emergency services. Community will be shocked by this sad news.”