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Pensioner dies after being hit by HGV in Peeblesshire

An 81-year-old man has died after being struck by a lorry in a Borders village.

The man was hit by the HGV on the A701 at Lamancha, Peeblesshire, at about 12:20.

A police spokesman said: "Sadly the man died at the scene.

"The A701 will remain closed for several hours while collision investigations are carried out."

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