Man dies after car crashes into tree in Aberdeenshire

The road was closed while police investigated the scene.''Picture: John Devlin
The road was closed while police investigated the scene.''Picture: John Devlin
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A man has died in a one-car crash in Aberdeenshire.

The 53-year-old was driving on the A947 near Banff at around 8.30pm on Sunday when the car left the road and hit a tree.

Emergency services were sent to the crash close to King Edward church but the man died at the scene.

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No-one else was injured.

The A947 was closed while police investigated the scene but has since reopened.