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79-year-old dies after Callander crash

The incident took place at 11am on Thursday 9th May. A 79-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

Road policing officers are appealing for information following a fatal collision in Callander.

Around 11am on Thursday, 9 May, 2024 officers were called to a report of a collision involving a heavy goods vehicle and a pedestrian on Main Street, at the junction of Bridge Street.

Emergency services attended and the pedestrian, a 79-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the HGV, a 49-year-old man, was not injured.

The road was closed while investigations were carried out and reopened around 5.20pm.

Inspector Andrew Thomson said: "Our thoughts are with the man's family and friends at this difficult time.

“Enquiries are ongoing and I would ask anyone who has not already spoken to officers and can assist with our investigation to get in touch

"I am keen for drivers who have dashcam footage that captures the vehicle or the pedestrian involved prior to the collision happening to contact us.

“I would like to extend my thanks to the members of the public who stopped and provided assistance.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland via 101 quoting incident number 1136 of 9 May, 2024.

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