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Man, 29, dies after being struck by van on A83 in Argyll

A 29-year-old man has died after being struck by a van in Argyll.

The incident, which involved a Vauxhall Movano van, took place at about 01:30 on Sunday on the A83 near Inveraray.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The 34-year-old driver of the van was not injured.

Police have appealed for witnesses who may have seen the crash or observed a man walking on the A83 road from Inveraray towards Glasgow in the early hours of Sunday.

In a separate incident, a man was seriously injured after his car crashed near the Erskine Bridge.

Police said the 27-year-old was driving a Subaru Impreza on the A898 when the car suddenly went out of control and collided with a barrier at about 00:15 on Sunday.

He was taken by ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow, where he was being treated for a head injury.

Hospital staff described his condition as serious.

A 26-year-old male passenger was treated at the Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley, for minor injuries before being released.

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