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Man dies after accident on A9 near Alness


By Hector MacKenzie

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A man has died after an accident in Easter Ross.
A man has died after an accident in Easter Ross.

A MAN has died after an accident on a Ross-shire section of the A9.

The accident on the A9 at its junction with the B9176 near Alnesshappened today at 5.11pm, according to police.

The road was closed to allow investigations to be carried out.

Police have not given further details but have thanked motorists for their patience.

Motorists are asked to seek alternative routes meantime.

The diversions flagged by Traffic Scotland are: Northbound - Turn left at B817 junction onto B817 and follow the road through Alness to the A9/B817 junction; thereafter follow permanent signing. Southbound - Turn right onto the B817 junction at Dalmore and follow the road through Alness to the A9/B817 Junction and Skiach.

Thereafter follow permanent signing.

This story will be updated.


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