#8220;Police Scotland is appealing for just about any witnesses and also require seen any people on the streets walking the carriageway just before 2.30am to make contact with them on 101.#8221;
The A9 continues to be closed both in directions and motorists are encouraged to consume a 30 mile diversion.
#8220;The A9 is presently closed with diversions through the A949 at Clashmore, the A836 to Lairg and also the A839 towards the Mound.
A pedestrian has died after being struck with a vehicle around the A9 near Dornoch in Sutherland.
A police spokesperson stated: #8220;We are able to confirm men pedestrian has sadly died carrying out a collision having a vehicle around 2.30am [on Monday] around the A9 at Evelix, Dornoch.