Man killed in truck crash named

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Police have released the name of the man who was killed after being hit by a truck in Hamilton.

The man and his dog died after being hit by an un-laden truck and trailer unit while walking his dog on Osborne Road, Horsham Downs on Wednesday.

He was 69-year-old David Brian Besley of Horsham Downs, says a police spokesperson.

"Police extend our sympathies to his family and friends."

The Serious Crash Unit and the Commercial Vehicle Safety Team are investigating.


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