Police name man who died following road crash in Orkney

Officers are appealing for information following the incident.

Police name man from Northern Ireland who died following crash near Stromness in Orkney iStock

A man who died following a road crash in Orkney has been named by police.

Simon Johnson, 37, from Northern Ireland, died at the scene after the crash on the A965 at Deepdale near Stromness on Friday, 4 March

 Mr Johnson’s family is aware and have asked that their privacy be respected.

A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Sergeant David Miller of the Highland and Islands Road Policing unit said: “We are still appealing to anyone who may have information about the crash to come forward, especially those who may have  dashcam footage from the road around the time of the incident.

“Anyone with information can call 101, quoting reference 0537 of Friday, March 4.”

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