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Man dies after becoming unwell on walk on Skye

Idrigill Point, Skye Image copyright Richard Dorrell/Geograph
Image caption The man collapsed at Idrigill Point

A 61-year-old man has died after becoming unwell while on a walk on Skye.

The man took ill at Idrigill Point at Uig Bay. Another walker raised the alarm at about 15:00.

He was airlifted by the Stornoway Coastguard search and rescue helicopter to Dr MacKinnon Memorial Hospital at Broadford on Skye

Police Scotland confirmed that he had died.

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