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Man dies after being hit by van

A man has died after being struck by a van near Carnwath in South Lanarkshire.

Craig John Prentice, 22, and another pedestrian were walking on the B7016 Biggar Road when the incident happened at about 1930 BST on Tuesday.

It is thought the van hit Mr Prentice after pulling in to the northbound lane while overtaking an Audi car.

Emergency services were called but the 22-year-old died at the scene. The other pedestrian was uninjured, as were the occupants of the two vehicles.

Police have appealed for witnesses to contact them.

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