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Police name man who died in crash involving digger near Rutherglen

Crash scene

Police have named a man who died after his car was involved in a crash with a heavy agricultural vehicle which was towing a digger.

Francis Thomas Mooney, 60, died at the scene of the crash in Fernhill Road on the outskirts of Glasgow on Tuesday.

The incident, which also involved five other cars and a bus, happened close to Castlemilk and Fernhill at about 11:05.

The 25-year-old man who was driving the agricultural vehicle remains in a stable condition in hospital.

'Tragic incident'

No-one else was seriously injured in the crash and the other cars and bus were not badly damaged.

Sgt Alison McAuley, of Police Scotland, said: "Inquiries are ongoing to establish the exact circumstances of this tragic incident and I would continue to appeal to anyone who witnessed what happened to get in touch.

"Anyone with information is asked to contact officers."

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