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Man dies after Larkhall motorway tree crash

M74 motorway Image copyright Google
Image caption The crash was on a section of the motorway where trees line the central reservation

A man has died after his car hit a tree on the central reservation of the M74 in South Lanarkshire.

The 47-year-old is believed to have lost control of the vehicle near J8 Canderside, near Larkhall.

Part of the motorway was closed northbound for several hours after the crash, which was at about 11:15.

Police have asked for any witnesses who have not yet spoken to them to get in touch.

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