Three killed in Highlands crash were American tourists visiting

Three American tourists are killed in Scottish Highlands crash between car and truck, police confirm

  • The group died in the collision on the A9 at Ralia, Scotland on 10 August
  • Their names were Kathryn Bastion-Strong, Jared Bastion, and Mary-Lou Mauch
  • The 59-year-old lorry driver was unhurt in the crash in the Scottish Highlands

By Tom Scotson For Mailonline

Published: 14:02, 27 August 2022 | Updated: 14:45, 27 August 2022

Three people were killed in the Scottish Highlands crash between a car and a lorry were American tourists, police confirmed. 

The group died in the collision on the A9 at Ralia, south of Newtonmore in Scotland on 10 August.

They have been named as Kathryn Bastion-Strong, 46, Jared Bastion, 45, and Mary-Lou Mauch, 75.

Jared Bastion and his mum Mary-Lou Mauch (pictured above) died in a collision between a car and a lorry on 10 August Jared Bastion and his mum Mary-Lou Mauch (pictured above) died in a collision between a car and a lorry on 10 August

Jared Bastion and his mum Mary-Lou Mauch (pictured above) died in a collision between a car and a lorry on 10 August

American tourists Jared and Mary-Lou Mauch pictured at the Isle of Skye American tourists Jared and Mary-Lou Mauch pictured at the Isle of Skye

American tourists Jared and Mary-Lou Mauch pictured at the Isle of Skye

Jared pictured holding a large fish on a white boat. Natalie Bratcher who organised the GoFundMe page said he was 'taken from us far too soon' Jared pictured holding a large fish on a white boat. Natalie Bratcher who organised the GoFundMe page said he was 'taken from us far too soon'

Jared pictured holding a large fish on a white boat.

Natalie Bratcher who organised the GoFundMe page said he was 'taken from us far too soon'

The group died in the collision on the A9 at Ralia, south of Newtonmore in Scotland on 10 August The group died in the collision on the A9 at Ralia, south of Newtonmore in Scotland on 10 August

The group died in the collision on the A9 at Ralia, south of Newtonmore in Scotland on 10 August

The lorry driver, a 59-year-old man, was unhurt in the accident. 

Sergeant Alasdair Mackay said: 'Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of those who have died at what is a very difficult time for all.'

Friend Natalie Bratcher set up a GoFundMe page for Jared's wife and young boys to ease some of the financial burden on the family. 

He loved mushroom hunting, music and fine cuisine.