Man dies after being hit by lorry on M8

Parademics were called to the M8 accident. Picture: Jane Barlow
Parademics were called to the M8 accident. Picture: Jane Barlow
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A male pedestrian has died after being hit by a lorry on the M8 in West Lothian.

Police said the 61-year-old man had exited his vehicle before being struck close to Junction 3 at around 1pm today.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A police spokesman said: “The M8 was reopened at 4.15pm and police are continuing enquiries to establish the circumstances.”