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Police name three people killed in Ayrshire road crash

Frank Muir and Holly Fulton
Image caption Frank Muir and Holly Fulton died following the crash

Police have released the names of three people who died following a head-on crash in South Ayrshire.

Frank Muir, 80, died after his Skoda Octavia collided with a Ford Fiesta on the northbound carriageway of the A78, near Troon, at 2250 BST on Tuesday.

Holly Fulton and Jayde McVicar, both 19, who were in the Fiesta, also died. An 18-year-old woman, who was in the same car, was seriosuly injured.

It is believed that Mr Muir's Skoda entered the A78 in the wrong direction.

Mr Muir, who was from Linwood in Paisley, Renfrewshire, died after being taken to Crosshouse Hospital.

Holly Fulton and Jayde McVicar were both from Greenock, Inverclyde.

The injured teenager is in a serious but stable condition in hospital.

Police have asked anyone who witnessed the crash to contact them.

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