Tayside and Central Scotland

Pedestrian in Bo'ness killed after being hit by van

A pedestrian has died after being hit by a van in Bo'ness.

The incident occurred just after 11:00 on Tuesday in the Braehead area of the town.

Emergency services were called but despite their efforts the woman, described as elderly by police, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Central Scotland Police said inquiries were at an early stage but were appealing for any witnesses to contact them.

Police said the woman's identity would not be released until her family had been informed.

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