A man and woman who died in a car crash on the A9 have been named by police.
Patrick Davidson, 46, and Hazel Allen, 50, were pronounced dead at the scene.
Mr Davidson, from Garve, was the driver of a Land Rover Defender and Ms Allen, from Thurso, was the passenger.
The Land Rover was the only vehicle involved in the collision.
The incident occurred on Tuesday shortly after 11.40am at Achavanich, north of Latheron in Caithness.
The road was closed until around 9.30pm to allow for an investigation.
Sergeant Calum MacAulay said: “Our thoughts remain with Patrick and Hazel’s families at this very difficult time.
“Our enquiries remain ongoing to establish the full circumstances and I would urge anyone who may be able to help and hasn’t yet spoken to police to come forward.
“If you have any information then please call 101, quoting reference 1064 of November 29.”