Man charged nearly a year on from death of cyclist in A85 crash

A 74-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on August 23, 2021.

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A85 near Crianlarich.

A man has been charged in connection with the death of a cyclist nearly a year on from a crash on the A85 in Perthshire.

A 74-year-old man was cycling westbound on the major road towards Crianlarich when he was involved in the collision with a vehicle.

Emergency services attended following the crash at around 5.45pm on Monday, August 23, 2021, and the cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

The A85 was closed for around eight hours while police carried out a full collision investigation.

On Sunday, June 19, Police Scotland confirmed a 57-year-old man had been charged in connection with the incident.

The force said report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.