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Man dies after his car hits tree in Inverclyde

A 49-year-old man has died after being involved in a serious road crash in Inverclyde at the weekend.

The man's red Mitsubishi GT0 was travelling east towards Greenock on the A78 Inverkip Road at 1135 GMT on Sunday when it struck a tree near Dunrod Road.

Emergency services were called and he was taken to Inverclyde Royal Infirmary where he later died.

Police have appealed for witnesses to the crash to contact them. A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.

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