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Dumfries and West
Fatal crash on A75

A VAN driver died in a collision with a lorry on the A75 at the weekend.

It happened at about 6.15 pm last Friday near Shennanton Bridge, Kirkcowan.

And it involved a Volvo lorry and a Ford Transit motor van.

The 51-year-old male driver of the van was pronounced dead at the scene. However, the 35-year-old driver of the Volvo was uninjured.

Police are appealing for information and Sergeant David Kerr said: “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the man who died at this very difficult time. Officers are continuing to offer support as our enquiries are ongoing into the circumstances of this crash.”

“To allow us to establish the circumstances surrounding this crash, I am urging any witnesses of anyone with information to come forward.

“If you were on the road and saw these vehicles prior to the crash, or if you have any dashcam footage of the area around the time, please contact us as soon as possible.”

Anyone with information should contact 101, quoting reference number 2867 of 24 November.

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