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Police name teenager killed in A82 crash

Kyle Bruce Image copyright Police Scotland
Image caption Kyle Bruce was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash

A 17-year-old has died after his car came off the A82 near Spean Bridge in the Highlands.

Police Scotland said Kyle Bruce, who lived locally, was the only occupant of the blue Audi A3 which left the road between Letterfinlay and Invergloy, on Wednesday morning.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. No other vehicles were involved.

Police Scotland appealed for witnesses to get in touch. The road was closed for more than six hours.

Sgt Alan Henderson said: ""Our thoughts at this difficult time are with the family and friends of those who have lost their loved one in yesterday's collision.

"The road was closed to allow for an investigation to take place and I would like to thank the public for their patience while we conducted these necessary enquiries at the scene.

"Our investigation is ongoing and I am appealing for anyone who saw the collision or saw the vehicle prior to the collision to contact us."

Drivers faced a 154 mile (248km)diversion while investigation work took place.

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Image caption The crash happened between Letterfinlay and Invergloy

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