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Police name boy, 12, killed by tanker near Dunoon

Police have released the name of a 12-year-old boy who died after being hit by a tanker in Argyll and Bute.

Oliver Jones, from Innellan, was crossing the A815 which runs through the village when he struck by a Renault truck at about 16:15 hours on Tuesday.

He was taken by ambulance to Dunoon General Hospital and later transferred to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow where he died.

The 56-year-old man who was driving the tanker was not injured.

Police have appealed for witnesses.

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