Tayside and Central Scotland

No prosecution over Auchterarder teenager's death on A9

Elli Williams
Image caption The Crown Office said there would be no prosecution over Elli Williams death

There will be no prosecution over the death of a 16-year-old girl who died after being hit by several cars as she was walking along the A9 in Perthshire.

The Crown Office said it had concluded its investigation into the death of Elli Williams and that no further action was required.

Ms Williams, from Auchterarder, was found on the A9 near Auchterarder at about 22:00 on 4 January 2011.

It is not known why she was walking along on the road at night.

The teenager was found on the southbound carriageway with extensive injuries, and it is understood she had been hit by several vehicles.

Following an extensive investigation by Tayside Police, the Crown Office confirmed no charges would be brought.

A Crown Office spokesperson said: "The procurator fiscal at Perth received a report concerning the death of a 16-year-old girl on the A9 on 4 January 2011.

"After full and careful consideration of the facts and circumstances of the death, the Procurator Fiscal has concluded the investigations and decided that no further action is required."

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