Uist road death

A man found dead at the side of a Uist road on Tuesday is believed to have been struck by a vehicle, police say.

The body of 49 year old Archibald Gerald Steele from Bornish, South Uist was found on Tuesday beside the A865 at Ardmore, South Uist.

The road has now re-opened but police are treating the incident as a fatal road traffic collision and the driver of the vehicle is assisting police with their enquiries.

Enquiries are continuing.