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Lee Gilchrist named as victim of A77 fatal car crash

Lee Gilchrist Image copyright Police Scotland
Image caption Lee Gilchrist, 31, from Ayr has been named as the driver who died after his car hit a tree on the A77

A 31-year-old man who died after his car hit a tree on the A77 near Monkton in South Ayrshire has been named.

Lee Gilchrist, from Ayr, was driving a grey Ford Kuga, when the incident happened at the Dutch House roundabout on Sunday.

Police said the car was reported to be travelling northbound when it mounted the roundabout.

Mr Gilchrist was taken to Crosshouse Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Police said inquiries were continuing and have appealed for anyone with information to contact them.

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