Man in his sixties dies in cliff fall in the Highlands

Man dies in cliff fall in Sutherland
Man dies in cliff fall in Sutherland
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A man has died from his injuries following a fall in Sutherland

Emergency services were called to an incident at Daill, near Durness, North West Sutherland, yesterday afternoon.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “A man in his sixties had sustained injuries after a fall from a cliff. The alarm was raised by a member of the public who spotted the man.

“The Coastguard helicopter from Shetland attended the scene and transferred the man to Raigmore hospital, where sadly he succumbed to his injuries.”

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He added: “There are no apparent suspicious circumstances and as with all sudden deaths a report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

“The man’s identity will not be confirmed until next of kin are fully aware.”

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