Pedestrian dies after being hit by lorry on motorway

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A pedestrian has died after being hit by a lorry on the M80 near Stirling.

The fatal road traffic collision happened on the northbound carriageway at around 3.45am about two miles south of Stirling.

The northbound carriageway was closed for approximately six hours whilst Police carried out a full crash scene investigation.

The motorway was fully reopened at 10am.

Sergeant David Ross from Stirling’s Road Policing Unit said: “Tragically as a result of this collision a man has died and our thoughts are with his family at this difficult time.

“We have had concerned members of the public contacting us and officers are currently providing support to the family of the man who has died.

“I would ask anyone who was on the M80 motorway immediately prior to the collision, or who witnessed what happened, to contact police as soon as possible.

“Similarly, anyone with other information relevant to this inquiry are asked to come forward to help with our investigations.”

Those with information are asked to contact the Road Policing Unit in Stirling via 101, quoting incident number 0319 of 30 November.

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