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Pedestrian killed in John O' Groats collision

BMW involved in fatal rta Image copyright JASPERIMAGE
Image caption The pedestrian was struck by a black BMW

A pedestrian has died after being struck by a car in John O' Groats.

The collision involving a black BMW happened on the A836, near the A99 junction and the Seaview Hotel, at about 23:40 on Friday..

Police Scotland said: "Very sadly, a man in his thirties was struck by a car and died at the scene as a result of his injuries."

The road was closed for several hours for investigation work but later re-opened.

No details of the man's identity were released. Officers are liaising with his next of kin.

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