THE 23-year-old man who died in the crash on the A96 on Wednesday has been named as Dameon MacPhee from Buckie.
Dameon’s family have issued a statement paying tribute to his memory.
They wrote: "A beloved son, brother, dad and loving boyfriend of Laura. Forever in our hearts, gone but never forgotten. He’s now in the arms of his Grandad."
The accident happened at about 10am between Elgin and Lhanbyrde and involved a black Vauxhall Astra and a black VW Golf.
A 23-year-old woman who was airlifted to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, remains in hospital with serious injuries.
A seriously injured two-year-old boy was initially taken to Dr Gray’s Hospital but was subsequently transferred to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children where he remains in a serious but stable condition.
Road Policing Sergeant Steve Manson said: "Our thoughts are with all of those affected by yesterday’s collision.
Enquiries into the incident remain ongoing and anyone with information who hasn’t yet spoken to officers should call Police Scotland on 101."
The drivers of the two vehicles involved have been treated at Dr Gray’s for minor injuries.