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Couple killed in head-on crash in Ayrshire

Henry and Jessie McBeath Image copyright Police Scotland
Image caption Henry and Jessie McBeath died at the scene of the crash

A couple have been killed in a head-on crash in South Ayrshire.

Henry McBeath, 80, and his 78-year-old wife, Jessie, from Sorn, East Ayrshire, died at the scene of the crash, on the B743, near Mossblown, on Tuesday.

Police said their white Kia Venga had been travelling west when it collided with an eastbound Renault LGV truck.

The driver of the truck was uninjured. The road was closed for several hours while the crash scene was investigated. Police have appealed for witnesses.

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