Tayside and Central Scotland

Pensioner dies after collision with car near Gleneagles

A man has died after he was hit by a car on the A9 near Gleneagles.

The 79-year-old was involved in a collision with a car on the southbound dual carriageway at about 15:20 on Thursday.

The emergency services were called but police confirmed that the man died as a result of his injuries.

Officers closed both southbound lanes between Auchterarder and Blackford for some time while investigations were carried out.

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