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Last Updated: Monday, 8 October 2007, 08:57 GMT 09:57 UK
Girl, 15, killed in crash named
Abigail Simpson. Picture released by Northern Constabulary
Abigail Simpson in a picture released by her family
A 15-year-old girl who died after the car she was a passenger in crashed in Caithness has been named.

Abigail Simpson, of Scrabster, suffered fatal injuries after the collision on the A836 at Main Street, Castletown, at 2140 BST on Saturday.

Northern Constabulary said she was one of six people in the car.

A 14-year-old girl, also a passenger in the car, was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary suffering from spinal injuries.

Another 15-year-old female passenger was admitted to Caithness General Hospital suffering from minor grazes and bruising.

Police said a 17-year-old male passenger required hospital treatment for a minor head injury.

A second male passenger and the male driver escaped unhurt.

The road was closed for six hours while an accident investigation was carried out. No other vehicles were involved in the crash.

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