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Community / Police name young man who died in road accident

Fraser Smith.

THE TWENTY-five year old man who died following a one vehicle road traffic accident near Sandwick in the early hours of Friday has been named by police.

Fraser Smith from the Boddam area of Shetland’s south mainland was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

Officers from Police Scotland’s roads policing unit are now appealing for information and possible witnesses.

Emergency services were called to scene of the accident which involved a Toyota Hilux at 1am on Friday.

The main A970 was closed at the scene for around 15 hours while enquiries were carried out with no local diversions possible.

Sergeant Chris Donaldson from the Highland and Islands road policing unit said: “Our thoughts are with Fraser’s family and friends at this difficult time.

“Our enquiries are ongoing, and I ask anyone who witnessed the crash, or has dash-cam footage to please come forward.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting incident 0155 of 12 April, 2024.


Twenty five year old man dies after South Mainland crash

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