Man killed in lorry crash on A9 Perth bypass

A pedestrian has died in a crash involving two lorries on the A9 Perth bypass.

The incident happened near to the on-slip for the A85, close to a pedestrian footbridge, shortly after 00:30 on Tuesday.

The 53-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Police Sgt Brian McEwen said: "Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the man who has died.

"Despite the time of night, the A9 was still busy with traffic and our inquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances surrounding the crash.

"I would like to speak to anyone who was in the area from around 00:20 and may have seen what happened."

The road was closed through the night and reopened at 06:30.


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