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Man, 64, dies after van hits lorry on A71 near Dreghorn

A 64-year-old man has died after the van he was driving crashed into a stationary lorry in North Ayrshire.

Leonard Sharp, from the Kilmarnock area, died when his Ford Transit collided with an Iveco Eurocargo lorry on the A71, near to Dreghorn, at about 1540 BST on Thursday.

The 51-year-old lorry driver and his male passenger, 30, received minor injuries.

Police have appealed for witnesses to the crash to contact them.

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