Highlands & Islands

Hillwalker dies on Ben Nevis trip

Ben Nevis
Image caption An RAF helicopter recovered the hillwalker's body

A man has collapsed and died during a walking trip on Ben Nevis.

Police in Fort William said they were called at about 0830 BST and informed of the hillwalker's death.

Members of the Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team and an RAF helicopter helped recover the body.

The man's identity will not be confirmed until next of kin had been informed, police said. A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

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