Man dies in Ayrshire after being struck by car
- 25 May 2013
- From the section Glasgow & West Scotland
An 18-year-old man has died after being struck by a car while walking along a main road in Ayrshire.
The accident happened at about 22:40 on Friday on the A77 Glasgow to Stranraer road close to the Bellfield interchange, east of Kilmarnock.
James Watson, from Kilmarnock, was hit by a Fiat Punto. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The 28-year-old driver was uninjured but was taken to Crosshouse Hospital for treatment for shock.
Police closed the road for about four hours, and appealed for any witnesses to contact them.