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Biker dies after crash with van on A99 in Caithness

Thrumster crash
Image caption The road was closed for about six hours after the crash on Saturday afternoon

A 28-year-old motorcyclist has died after a crash involving a van on a road in the far north of Scotland.

The accident happened on the A99 Latheron to Wick road about a mile south of Thrumster in Caithness on Saturday afternoon.

Brent Larnach, from Lybster, was killed and the driver of the van is being treated for serious injuries.

The road was closed for six hours for crash investigations to take place. Police have appealed for witnesses.

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