Fisherman dies after falling down gorge in Highlands

A 68-year-old man was pronounced dead near the Oykel Bailey Bridge in Sutherland.

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Man died near the Oykel Bailey Bridge in Sutherland.

A fisherman has died after falling down a gorge in the Highlands.

Emergency services were called to Oykel Bailey Bridge in Sutherland at around 10.50pm on Monday.

The coastguard was told a fisherman had fallen into a gully and sent rescue teams and a helicopter.

However, a 68-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said there were no suspicious circumstances a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.