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Police name pensioner killed after car hit tree on A7

The road was closed for around four hours Credit: ITV Border

An 87-year-old man who died in crash on the A7 has been named by police as Gerald Kelly, known as Gerry, from Edinburgh.

My Kelly's car left the road and hit a tree near Teviothead on Sunday 29 April. He was was pronounced dead at the scene.

Inquiries are ongoing and a report has been sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

Sergeant Andy Gibb said:

Our thoughts remain with Mr Kelly’s family and friends as they come to terms with their loss."

– Sergeant Andy Gibb, Police Scotland

Anyone with information is asked to call 101.