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Injured walker dies in Raigmore hospital

Strath, Gairloch - pic by Ken Bagnall/ Geograph
Image caption The Glen of Flowerdale is close to the village of Strath in Gairloch

A 19-year-old man has died in Raigmore hospital after being airlifted from the Gairloch area on Monday.

Police said he was Craig Cathie from Moodiesburn near Glasgow.

He was walking with a group of 16 people in the Flowerdale estate when he fell between 20 and 30 feet (6-9m) and sustained a head injury.

Northern Constabulary said Mr Cathie's next of kin have been informed. A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal

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