A 71-year-old man has died following an accident involving a combine harvester at a field in New Deer yesterday afternoon.
The accident happed around 3:15pm on Tuesday Police Scotland has confirmed.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Police Scotland can confirm that officers attended at a farm in New Deer at approximately 3:15pm following reports of a seriously injured man.
“Sadly the 71-year-old man died as a result of his injuries.”
The death is not being treated as suspicious but the Health and Safety Executive has been advised.
The Procurator Fiscal has also been informed.