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Woman killed in crash in Shetland named as Pearl Sinclair

Crash scene
Image caption The fatal accident happened on Tuesday afternoon

A woman who died following a crash involving her car and a lorry on the A970 in Shetland has been named.

Margaret Sinclair, known as Pearl, 68, of Levenwick, was involved in the incident at 15:25 on Tuesday about 10 miles south of Lerwick.

She was taken to the Gilbert Bain Hospital where she later died.

The road was closed and a diversion put in place while police carried out investigations. Police Scotland have appealed for witnesses.

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