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Man, 70, knocked down and killed in Kilmarnock

A 70-year-old man has died after being struck by a car in Kilmarnock.

Police were called to the East Ayrshire town's Bonnyton Road at 2010 GMT on Thursday after reports that a man had been struck by a Mercedes E class car.

The pensioner, whose name has not been released, was taken to Crosshouse Hospital but died a short time later.

A full report on the incident will be sent to the procurator fiscal. Police have appealed for anyone who witnessed the crash to contact them.

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