A person has died after being stuck by a vehicle on a motorway in West Lothian.
Police were called around 12.20am on Friday following reports of a person being hit by a vehicle on the M8 near Whitburn.
Emergency services attended, however the person was pronounced dead at the scene.
The road was closed for around seven hours following the incident, but has since reopened.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “At around 12.20am on Friday, 18 June, 2021, police were called to a report of a person having been struck by a vehicle on the M8 eastbound near Whitburn.
“Emergency services attended and the person was pronounced dead at the scene.
“The road was closed until around 7.25am and has now reopened. Enquiries remain ongoing into the crash.”
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