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Castle Douglas fatal crash couple identified by police

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A couple who died after their motorbike was involved in a collision with a tipper lorry near Castle Douglas have been identified by police.

They were Derek and Anne McSkimming from Glenlee, New Galloway.

They were killed when their Suzuki bike was involved in a crash with a Volvo lorry at about 19:50 on Friday on the A713 Castle Douglas to Ayr road.

The lorry driver, from Dumfries, was uninjured. The procurator fiscal has been informed of the circumstances.

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