Police appeal for witnesses after woman dies in A96 crash

A 41-year-old woman has died following a one-vehicle crash on the A96 near Wester Harmuir between Forres and Nairn.

The road was closed for six hours while police and emergency services were on site, and diversions were put in place.

Police are now appealing for witnesses to the incident, which happened at around 7pm on Sunday night.

Police Sergeant David Miller of the Road Policing Unit said: “Our inquiries are continuing into the full circumstances. Sadly the female driver died and our thoughts are with her family and friends.

“I would ask anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or who may have dash-cam footage, and has not yet spoken to or provided this information to officers, to contact us as soon as possible.“The road was closed for just over six hours and diversions were in place. I would like to thank members of the public for their patience while we carried out our investigation into this serious collision.

If anyone saw anything or has dashcam footage they should call police on 101, quoting incident number 2947 of 11 July.

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