Highlands & Islands

Man dies after being hit by car near Conon Bridge

A pedestrian has died in the Highlands after a car hit a man near Conon Bridge, police have said.

The man was struck at around 1730 GMT and officers closed a section of the A835 road to allow investigators to examine the scene.

Northern Constabulary said motorists should avoid the area where possible.

The force had issued a slush warning for roads in Caithness and Lochaber and there have been heavy snow warnings for the Highlands and Western Isles.

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