Young woman who died after being struck by car named

Police have named a young woman who died after being hit by a car in East Renfrewshire.

Astrid Yeates, 21, was crossing the A77 Ayr Road in Giffnock on Friday morning when she was struck.

Ms Yeates, who lived locally, was taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow but died from her injuries.

The car driver was not hurt.

Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses to the collision near Woodvale Avenue at around 7.35am.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sergeant Andrew Mair on 101, quoting incident number 0531 of January 18.

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