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Cyclist dead after Highland crash

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Image caption Police officers closed the road following the collision

A cyclist has died in a crash near Beauly in the Highlands.

Police were called to the scene of the collision, involving a red Kia Rio, just before 19:30 on 1 January.

The accident happened on the on the A862 Kirkhill to Beauly stretch near Meikle Phoineas and the road was closed for several hours for investigation and recovery work.

Police say the male victim was from the local area and are appealing for witnesses.

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