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Two killed in motorbike collision near Reay, Caithness

Two people have died in a collision between a motorbike and a car in Caithness.

The crash happened at Drumhollistan on the A836 Thurso to Reay road at 13:10 on Saturday.

The motorbike rider, a 45-year-old man, and the pillion passenger, a woman also aged 45, sustained fatal injuries.

Northern Constabulary closed the road for seven hours while the scene was investigated. A report is to be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Police have appealed for help from a van driver who was travelling west and was overtaken by a motorbike shortly before the collision.

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