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Man who died after being hit by lorry in Paisley named

Derek Torrance
Image caption Derek Torrance died in hospital shortly after being hit by the lorry

A 20-year-old man who died after being knocked down by a lorry in Paisley, Renfrewshire, has been named.

Derek Torrance, from Johnstone, died in hospital shortly after being hit by the lorry in the town's Gauze Street.

The accident happened at about 09:40 near the junction with Smithhills Street as Mr Torrance crossed the road.

The road was closed for a number of hours while investigators examined the scene. Strathclyde Police have appealed for witnesses.

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