Man, 79, dies after being hit by lorry in Callander

A pedestrian has died after being hit by a lorry in Callander.

Robert Kirk, 79, was killed in the incident on Main Street at the junction with Bridge Street at about 11:00 on Thursday.

Emergency crews attended but Mr Kirk was pronounced at the scene of the collision.

Police Scotland said the 49-year-old driver of the lorry was not injured.

The road was closed while investigations were carried out and reopened around 17:20.

Insp Andrew Thomson said: "Our thoughts are with the man's family and friends at this difficult time.

"I am keen for drivers who have dashcam footage that captures the vehicle or the pedestrian involved prior to the collision happening to contact us.

“I would like to extend my thanks to the members of the public who stopped and provided assistance.”