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Man who fell into Ayr Harbour dies

Ayr Harbour rescue Image copyright Bruce Thomson

A man who was airlifted to hospital on Sunday after being rescued from Ayr Harbour has died in hospital.

He was thought to have spent about 40 minutes in the water after falling from New Bridge in Ayr.

Coastguards, police and an RNLI lifeboat all attended the scene, and a Royal Navy helicopter flew him to Ayr Hospital.

The man, who was aged 61, has not yet been named. Police confirmed there were no suspicious circumstances.

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