Highlands & Islands

Lisa MacDermid of Crieff dies in fall from ridge

Aonach Eagach Image copyright WF Millar/Geograph
Image caption The incident happened on the Aonach Eagach ridge

A hillwalker has died after falling almost 492ft (150m) while on the Aonach Eagach ridge near Glencoe.

Police Scotland said the incident happened at about 13:26 on Saturday.

The hillwalker has been named as Lisa MacDermid, who was 63-year-old and from Crieff.

Glencoe Mountain Rescue Team and a Royal Navy helicopter from Prestwick were called to the scene following reports of a person falling from the ridge.

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