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Man killed in Broxburn taxi accident was John McVey

West Mains Street in Broxburn Pic: Brian Innes
Image caption John McVey was in West Mains Street in Broxburn when he was knocked down and killed

Police have released the name of a man who died after being hit by a taxi in West Lothian.

John McVey, 32, was in West Mains Street in Broxburn when the incident happened at about 23:10 on Thursday.

He suffered serious injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Police appealed for information.

Sgt Gary Taylor said: "We are keen to hear from any motorists or members of the public who were in the area at the time."

He added: "Officers are also trying to establish the man's movements prior to this incident and anyone who believes they have information relevant to our investigation is asked to contact police immediately."

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