Man found dead two miles from where he was hit by lorry

The body of a pedestrian has been found by the side of a road about two miles from where he was struck by a lorry.

Police said the man was hit by an HGV in Oban’s George Street area a short time before his body was found on the A85 near Pennyfuir at about 01:55 on Thursday.

The driver of the lorry has been traced and inquiries are ongoing.

The A85 has been closed in both directions between Connel and Oban, with diversions in place. George Street has also been closed by police.