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Cyclist dies after taking ill on Inverness road

Police car on Culduthel Road in Inverness
Image caption Police closed off a section of Culduthel Road

A cyclist has died in hospital after taking ill on a busy road near Inverness city centre.

Police closed off Culduthel Road near its junction with Hill Park for a time while they investigated the incident.

Emergency services were alerted to the cyclist at about 12:00.

He was taken to Raigmore Hospital where he died. Police Scotland said his next of kin had been contacted.

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