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BREAKING: 90-year-old man died after road crash on A9 near Newtonmore

By Federica Stefani

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A 90-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene after a collision on the A9 near Newtonmore junction yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, March 20).

Officers in Dingwall are appealing for information following the fatal road crash involving a Peugeot Boxer and a Ford Fiesta on the northbound A9 near the Ralia junction.

Police confirmed that they received a report of the collision at around 2.25pm and emergency services attended and a 90-year-old man, who had been standing at his stationary Ford Fiesta at the time of the crash.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Peugeot was uninjured.

Road Policing Sergeant Chris Donaldson said: “Enquiries into the circumstances of this collision are ongoing, and I would ask anyone who was in the area at the time and may have seen this crash to please contact us.

“I would also appeal to anyone with dash-cams to check their footage for anything that could assist us.

“Anyone with information is urged to contact 101 quoting reference number 1924 of 20 March.”

The road was closed at around 2.45pm and reopened after 9.45pm on Wednesday evening.

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