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Man killed by lorry on motorway

M8 Pic: Steven Cassidy

A man has died after being hit by a lorry on the M8 at Livingston in West Lothian.

Police said the 61-year-old man had left his own vehicle when he was struck by the lorry shortly after 13:00. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The eastbound carriageway was closed at Junction 3 while emergency services attended, but has since reopened.

Police said they were attempting to establish the full circumstances of the incident.

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