A horse has been killed after a car crash near Windygates this morning.
Police are investigating the road traffic collision, which happened around 5.50am on the A911 between Windygates and Milton of Balgonie.
A spokesman said: “The horse unfortunately sustained very serious injuries and was required to be put to sleep at the scene by a vet.
“The 47-year-old female driver of the car was uninjured.
Police scotland confirme the road has now reopened and enquiries are currently ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101.