A man has died after his motorbike was in a crash with a car.

The collision happened on the A98 Banff to Portsoy road in Aberdeenshire, near Auchmore Farm, at 7.30pm last night.

Police Scotland said the 34-year-old man riding a grey Triumph Street Triple motorcycle died as a result of the crash. He will not be named until his next of kin have been told.

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The woman who was driving the white Mitsubishi ASX involved in the incident was uninjured.

The road was closed for more than five hours for a road traffic collision investigation to take place.

Officers are appealing for any witnesses to contact them on 101.