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Richard Logg dies after car hits tree on A77 near Kilmarnock

A man who was seriously injured in a crash on the A77 in East Ayrshire on Christmas Eve has died in hospital.

Richard Logg was driving south in a BMW car which went out of control and hit a tree near the Bellfield Interchange on the outskirts of Kilmarnock at 09:50.

The 37-year-old from Edinburgh later died in the town's Crosshouse Hospital.

The passengers, a woman, aged 34, and a three-year-old boy and five-month-old boy, were later released from hospital. Police have appealed for witnesses.

Sgt Iain Pittams has urged anyone who was driving either north or south on the A77 near the Bellfield Interchange at the time of the incident to contact Police Scotland.

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