Crash victim named by police

The scene of the two-car crash on the B9170 Inverurie to Oldmeldrum road at Barravale.
The scene of the two-car crash on the B9170 Inverurie to Oldmeldrum road at Barravale.

The victim of a road crash in Aberdeenshire has been named by police.

Helen Thorley, 50, from Oldmeldrum, died following the two-car collision on the B9170 Inverurie to Oldmeldrum road on Sunday.

The accident ocurred around noon at Barravale.

Her family paid tribute in a statement issued by police: “We are absolutely devastated at the loss of our mum who was a much loved daughter, sister, aunt and friend.

“We will support each other as a family.”

Police are urging anyone who saw either of the two vehicles prior to the collision, or anyone who stopped to offer help, to contact them on 101.