Woman killed in two-vehicle crash on A9

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A woman was killed in the accident which happened on Monday night [BBC]

A 42-year-old woman has died after a two-vehicle crash on the A9 in the Highlands on Monday night.

Emergency services rushed to the scene near the Slochd junction following the accident at about 21:30.

The woman was driving a white Kia Rio which was involved in the incident with a white Iveco Daily van.

The male driver and passenger of the van were uninjured.

The trunk road was completely closed northbound and one lane was closed southbound for more than six hours.

Police are appealing for anyone with information related to the accident or dashcam footage to get in touch.