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Jogger Thomas Thompson killed by car in Ayrshire

A 51-year-old man has died after he was hit by a car while out jogging near Beith in North Ayrshire.

Thomas Thompson, also known as Tommy, was hit by a Ford Focus on the B777, Gateside, at about 15:40 on Sunday. He died at the scene.

The 33-year-old male driver of the Ford Focus was taken to Crosshouse Hospital in Kilmarnock and released after being treated for minor injuries.

Police have appealed for anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them.

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