Highlands & Islands

New appeal on Forres woman Hazel Mackerness' death

Police have made a new appeal for information about a woman who died after a collision involving two cars on the A96 between Inverness and Nairn.

Hazel Mackerness, who was 83 and from Forres in Moray, died following the incident near Tornagrain at 20:26 on 23 September.

Police Scotland said it was trying to establish where she had been before the accident.

Ms Mackerness had earlier taken a bus from Inverness.

She had been at a bus stop opposite the Tesco filling station in the city's Eastfield Way Retail Park at 19:30 and got off the bus at a stop at Tornagrain at 20:00, police said.

Ms Mackerness was described as about 5ft tall, slim build, short grey hair wearing a blue jacket, dark trousers and aqua blue coloured shoes.

She was carrying a silver walking stick and a beige coloured shoulder bag.

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