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A woman has died following a road traffic collision on the A87 road near Kyle of Lochalsh.

The incident happened at Kirkton shinty pitches at Balmacara and was reported to police at 1717 yesterday (Monday 4 February).

The 62-year-old woman was the passenger in a black BMW which was the only vehicle involved.

Her next-of-kin have been made aware, Police Scotland said.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland told Skye Times Online that the road reopened shortly after midnight.

Portree Community Policing Sergeant David Canning said: "Our thoughts at this time are very much with the family and friends of the victim of this collision.

"I would also extend our thanks to the public for their patience while the road has been closed.

"Our enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances and I would ask anyone with information who has not yet spoken to an officer gets in touch as soon as possible."

Information can be passed by calling the Road Policing Unit in Dingwall on 101, quoting incident 2735 of 04/02/2019

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