HelenFilsonTributes have been paid to an elderly woman who died after being hit by a car in Oldmeldrum, Aberdeenshire.

Pensioner Helen Filson, 81, was walking on Eavern Place in Oldmeldrum on Tuesday morning when she was struck by a vehicle.

She was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary but died two days later.

Her daughter Sharon Munro described her mother as “feisty” and “independent”.

She said: “Mum was a feisty and energetic person who enjoyed living an independent and social life in Oldmeldrum.

“She loved her family and has three children as well as grandchildren and a great-grandson who will all miss her dearly.”

Oldmeldrum local Councillor,  Paul Johnston said  ” Many people are shocked by death and the many who knew Helen, will miss her greatly. “