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Woman who died in two-car crash on A9 named by police

Amanda Harold, 44, from Cumbernauld was involved in collision near Dalwhinnie.

Crash: Amanda Harold suffered fatal injuries.
Crash: Amanda Harold suffered fatal injuries. Jasperimage

A woman who died in a two-car crash on the A9 in the Highlands has been named by police.

Amanda Harold, 44, from Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire, was driving a black Mazda 6 that collided with a grey Vauxhall Astra near Dalwhinnie at about 10.45am on Wednesday.

The male driver of the Astra and a woman and two young children also in the car suffered minor injuries.

The road was closed while police investigated the scene of the collision and officers are continuing to appeal for any witnesses.

A force spokesman said: "At approximately 10.45am on Wednesday, emergency services were alerted to a serious road traffic collision on the A9 near Dalwhinnie.

"The collision involved a black Mazda 6 and a grey Vauxhall Astra. Sadly, the sole occupant of the Mazda, a 44-year-old woman, died at the scene.

"A man and woman and two young children travelling in the Astra sustained cuts and bruises.

"The road was closed for around six hours to allow for a full investigation to take place. Police would appeal to anyone with information that may assist inquiries to make contact via 101."

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