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Man badly hurt by car on A73 in Lanarkshire dies in hospital

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Image caption The man was struck while crossing the A73 near Thankerton

A 40-year-old man has died in hospital a week after being seriously injured by a car in South Lanarkshire.

The man was struck by a southbound Ford Kuga while crossing the A73 at Sherifflats Road, Thankerton, at about 11:10 on Thursday 14 May.

He was taken by air ambulance to South Glasgow University Hospital where he died on Thursday.

The 71-year-old car driver was not injured in the crash. Police have appealed for witnesses.

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