A man has died after a crash involving a car and a lorry.
The crash happened on the A9 Inverness to Scrabster Trunk Road at Milnafua at about 9.10pm on Monday.
The 27-year-old man driving the car, a blue Vauxhall Astra, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the lorry was not injured.
Police are appealing for information.
Sergeant David Miller, of the Highlands and Islands Road Policing Unit, said: “Our thoughts go out to the family of those involved in this incident.
“We are appealing to anyone who may have information surrounding the circumstances of the crash to get in contact with officers.
“At the time of the crash, there was a blue vehicle travelling north who may have witnessed the incident and we would ask the driver to speak to police.
“If you have any information that could assist with our investigation, please get in touch.
“I would also appeal to anyone who has dashcam footage to come forward and speak to officers.”
The road was closed for about seven hours while police investigated.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland by calling 101 and quoting incident number 3301 of Monday January 4.