Two lorry drivers who died in a head on road crash on the notorious A9 road have been formally identified.
Tayside Police confirmed the men were Alexander Russell, 37, of Moddiesburn, Glasgow, and John Sommerville, 34, of Carluke.
The crash happened at around 2.25am on Friday, June 1 at Dalnamein on the A9.
A southbound silver articulated lorry carrying barrels of alcohol crashed into a northbound blue-coloured Iveco lorry, which contained newspapers.
The Scottish Ambulance Service said that both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene on the Perth to Inverness road.
A spokeswoman for Tayside Police said: "Both families are understandably upset by their sudden loss and have said that they will both be greatly missed. They do not wish to make any further comments and have requested that their privacy is respected at this difficult time."
She added that crash investigators were still carrying out inquiries into the full set of circumstances and appealed for witnesses to come forward.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or were travelling on this stretch of the A9 is asked to contact Tayside Police on 0300 111 2222.
Road safety campaigners have called for the dualling of the A9 north of Perth. Currently, large stretches of the road move from dual to single carriageway, which has contributed to crash statistics that show the A9 is Scotland's deadliest road.
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