Victim of crash named

George Wiseman died following a fatal road accident on the Newmachar to Oldmeldrum Road on Tuesday.
George Wiseman died following a fatal road accident on the Newmachar to Oldmeldrum Road on Tuesday.
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Police Scotland have named the victim of a road traffic collision on the Newmachar to Oldmeldrum Road on Tuesday, June 14, as George Wiseman (49) from the Whitehills area.

The family of Mr Wiseman said: “We are absolutely devastated at the tragic loss of George, a much loved husband to Jenny and father to son Gavin, 20, and daughter Olivia, 16.

“George worked at sea as a fisherman in Whitehills for years with his father Jamsie, and brother Eric, before latterly moving into the oil industry. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him.

“We would now request that our family be left as we try to come to terms with our sad loss.”

The collision happened at around 3.55pm and involved Mr Wiseman’s silver Mini and a southbound black Toyota Avensis.

The male driver of the Avensis was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Police have appealed for anyone who witnessed the collision to contact 101.