Woman dies after being struck by lightning while hiking
One woman has died and another is injured after the incident on Saturday.
A woman has died after being struck by lightning while hiking in the Highlands.
The 55-year-old was part of a group of seven who were walking on Na Gruagaichean in the Mamore Range near Kinlochleven.
Another woman, who was part of the same group, was taken to hospital in Fort William where her condition has been described as stable.
Police were called to the incident at around 5.42pm on Saturday.
Assistance was sought from HM Coastguard helicopter, Glencoe Mountain Rescue Team and the Scottish Ambulance Service
The rest of the party were airlifted to safety from the range.
The woman's next of kin have been informed and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.
Inspector Isla Campbell, Local Area Policing Inspector for Lochaber, said: "We are grateful for the prompt and professional response from partner agencies to this tragic incident and offer our condolences to the lady's family."