Highlands & Islands

Woman dies in three-car crash on A9 near Evanton in Easter Ross

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Image caption A diversion was put in place between Evanton and Dingwall while investigations were carried out

A 73-year-old woman has died after a three-car crash on the A9 in the Highlands.

Moira Macbeath was driving her grey Vauxhall Corsa when it was involved in a collision with a Citroen Picasso and a Toyota Hilux.

The incident happed just south of Evanton in Easter Ross at about midday. Nobody else was injured.

The road was closed in both directions to allow for investigations and re-opened at about 18:00.

Police said inquiries were continuing and appealed for witnesses.

Sgt Donnie Mackinnon said: "Our thoughts are very much with Moira's family and friends at this sad time.

"I would also like to pass on our thanks to everyone who was diverted past the collision for their patience and consideration while officers dealt with this incident."

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