A man has died in a freak accident just 15 months after the body of his daughter Kirsty Aitchison was found in the River Clyde

Kenneth Aitchison was killed when he was hit by a vehicle at work in Auchinleck on Tuesday.

He died at the scene from a serious head injury.

His ex-wife told the Daily Record: “I was very sorry to hear it.”

He was the father of deaf mother-of-four Kirsty Aitchison who was found dead in the River Clyde 15 months ago. 

She went missing from a night out, sparking a manhunt in Glasgow

She was found several days later.

Her death was not treated as suspicious.