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Woman knocked over and killed at junction named by police

Police are appealing for anyone who saw Rhona Macfarlane being struck a car to contact them.

Rhona Macfarlane: Struck by a car in the Highlands. Police Scotland

A woman who died after being struck by a car in the Highlands has been named by police.

Rhona Macfarlane, 67, died on the A836 between Ardgay and Bonar Bridge, Sutherland, just before 5pm on Monday, December 23.

Ms Macfarlane, from Ardgay, was hit by a red Toyota Arius at a junction known locally as the Crom.

Police are now appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them on 101.

Constable Robbie Stewart, of north road policing, said: “We are continuing to work to establish the full circumstances of this collision.

“Rhona’s family, friends and all involved are at the forefront of our thoughts as these enquiries continue.

“I am grateful to everyone who has assisted with our enquiries so far and would continue to ask anyone with any information to come forward.

“Anyone who may have dashcam footage or was in the area at the time of the collision is urged to contact police.”

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