Police name fatal road accident man

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POLICE have confirmed the identity of a man who died following a road collision on Monday night.

He was Walter Brian Davidson from Copshaw Place, Newcastleton.

The 39-year-old died as a result of injuries he sustained when he was involved in a collision with a silver Landrover Freelander on South Hermitage Street.

Enquiries are ongoing to determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident and anyone who can assist police with their investigation is asked to contact them immediately.

A police spokesman said: “Officers are still trying to piece together what happened to result in this collision and we are keen to hear from motorists or pedestrians who were in the area at around 10pm on Monday.

“Similarly, anyone with any other information that can aid this enquiry is also asked to come forward.”

Anyone with any information can contact Lothian and Borders Police on 0131 311 3131, or the charity Crimestoppers in confidence and complete anonymity on 0800 555 111.