THE victim of a horrific crash near Duntocher has been named locally as Christopher Devine. 

The Clydebank man was hailed as a legend by friends on social media after the crash tragically claimed his life on Monday evening. 

A pal responded to the news the 34-year-old was the pedestrian hit by a car on the busy A82, saying: "Rest easy Christopher Devine, what a legend."

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Another said: "RIP Christopher Devine, you were some guy. I'm going to miss the pad sessions."

Christopher had been walking beside the main road near to the village of Duntocher in West Dunbartonshire at around 5pm on Monday evening. 

He was struck by a car and sadly pronounced dead at the scene by emergency responders. 

The male driver of the car was uninjured but was arrested in connection with road traffic offences in connection. 

Police continue to investigate the incident and are appealing for witnesses to come forward. 

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Sergeant Paul MacPherson said: “An investigation is underway to establish the circumstances of this incident and I am appealing for anyone who was in the area around the time it occurred to contact us.

“In particular, if you have a dashcam, please check your footage as it could hold images which could assist us in our investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Road Policing Officers via 101, quoting incident number 2255 of Monday, November 23, 2020.