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A driver killed: Lochwinnoch (A737)

A driver was killed when his car collided with a lorry in a horror smash yesterday morning.

The tragic accident happened on the A737 between Howwood and 20131201-133200.jpg at around 11am.

It’s understood the 46-year-old driver – who has not been identified by police – suffered fatal injuries after the car he was driving collided with a Malcolm’s lorry on the road about a mile away from Mid Gavin Farm.

A spokesman for Police Scotland said: “Police were called to a road traffic accident on the A737 between Howwood and Lochwinnoch at 10.58am yesterday morning.

“The accident involved a car and a lorry and, sadly, the driver of the car died as a result of the crash.

“A full road traffic investigation is now under way to establish the cause of the accident.”

He added: “Officers are also working to notify the driver’s next of kin.”

Anyone who witnessed the accident is asked to contact police on the non-emergency number 101.        #4

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