Published: 14/09/2017 17:20 - Updated: 14/09/2017 17:23

Driver named as Michael Atkinson

THE driver who was killed when his vehicle was swept away in flood water has been named as 23-year-old Michael Atkinson from Banff.The scene of the tragedy at Tillynaught. Photo: Brian Smith, Jasperimages.

Police had been called in relation to a concern for a man in a vehicle shortly after 4pm on Wednesday, September 13 September at Tillynaught, near Portsoy.

The vehicle was recovered at around 5.30pm and the body of a man recovered shortly after.

There are no apparent suspicious circumstances and as is standard a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

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