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One cyclist dies and another hurt in crash in Caithness

A woman has died and a man has been seriously injured after the two cyclists were involved in an accident with a car on the A99 in the far north.

Emergency services were called to the scene at Auckengill, in Caithness, at about 11:55.

The man was taken to Caithness General Hospital for treatment.

Northern Constabulary said the woman driving the car was also taken to hospital as a precaution, but she was not believed to be seriously injured.

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