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Victim of fatal Greenock wheelchair accident named

Billy McIntyre and scene of the accident Image copyright Police Scotland and Rab Cairns
Image caption Billy McIntyre was struck by the lorry as he crossed the road in his wheelchair

A man who died after being hit by an articulated lorry while crossing the road in his wheelchair has been named.

Billy McIntyre, who was 41, was struck as he crossed Dalrymple Street, Greenock, at about 11:45 on Wednesday.

Mr McIntyre, who lived at the Inverclyde Centre on the same road, died at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital the following day.

Police have appealed for witnesses to the accident to contact them.

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