Man who died after being hit by car in Paisley named

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Police named the man who died after being hit by a car in Paisley.

As the Glasgow Times reported yesterday, a 63-year-old pedestrian died on Brediland Road on Sunday morning, in a car crash.

A 26-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the alleged incident, but cops say they are continuing to investigate what happened.

Now, Police Scotland has named the man as Jim Paterson.

The force has confirmed that the area remains closed to pedestrians and vehicles while investigations are ongoing and the public is urged to use an alternative route.

They also urge anyone with information of footage of the collision to contact them.

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Mr Paterson’s family said: “Our entire family is broken following the tragic death of our beloved Jim.

"Please if anyone has any information or knows anything which could help the police, come forward.”

Sergeant Chris Hoggans said: “Our thoughts are with Jim’s family and friends at this difficult time.

“As our enquiries into the crash continue, I would urge anyone who saw what happened or who has relevant dash cam footage of the area at the time to contact police.”