Highlands & Islands

Man dies in serious crash on A9 in Highlands

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Image caption The road was closed while inquiries were carried out

A 25-year-old man has died following a serious crash on the A9 in the Highlands.

Emergency services were called to the scene at the junction of the B9176, near the town of Alness, at about 17:10 on Friday.

The collision involved a grey Peugeot 208 and a grey Ford Edge.

The man who was driving the Peugeot died following the crash, while a man and a woman who were in the Ford car sustained minor injuries.

An appeal for witnesses has been issued by Police Scotland.

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