Pensioner, 89, killed after being hit by lorry on A9 near Pitlochry

A pensioner has died after being hit by a lorry on the A9 near Pitlochry.

The 86-year-old man, who has not been named, was killed when he was struck by a heavy goods vehicle travelling south between Blair Atholl and Pitlochry at approximately 10.35pm on Friday night.

Police closed the road, near the Killiecrankie area, for more than six hours while crash investigators examined the scene.

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Officers are now appealing for any witnesses, or drivers with dashcams who may have been in the area at the time.

Sergeant Paul Taylor, of Perth road policing, said: “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the man who sadly lost his life.

“Our inquiries into the incident are continuing and I would ask anyone who saw what happened or who was driving in the area at the time, and has not yet spoken to officers, to come forward.”

Anyone with any information is asked to call 101 and quote incident 4064 of July 2 2021.

An elderly man has died after being hit by a lorry on the A9 near Pitlochry.

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