12-year-old boy killed in Dunoon tanker accident

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A CHILD who died after being hit by a tanker has been named by police.

Oliver Jones was struck by the vehicle in his home village of Innellan near Dunoon, Argyll and Bute, on Tuesday.

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Police said he was crossing the road at about 4.15pm when he was hit by a Renault tanker truck being driven by a 56-year-old man.

The 12-year-old was taken by ambulance to Dunoon General Hospital and later transferred to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow, where he later died.

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Police said a report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.

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