Cyclist killed in Bute road accident

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A 45-year-old Bute resident died in a cycling accident on a road on the west coast of the island on Sunday.

The accident happened on the A844 near Mecknoch; emergency services were alerted at around 11am, but the cyclist, Iain Scoon, died at the scene.

No other vehicles were involved in the accident, which is understood to have occurred when Mr Scoon’s bicycle collided with a wall.

Police said Mr Scoon was wearing a helmet when the accident happened.

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