South Scotland

Dalbeattie man killed in accident named

Police have identified a man who died at the scene of a crash on the A710 Dumfries to Dalbeattie road on Friday afternoon.

John Robertson, 61, of Screel Avenue, Dalbeattie, was the driver of the only vehicle involved in the incident, near the road to Kippford Holiday Park.

Police said investigations were still ongoing into the crash and the procurator fiscal had been informed.

A post mortem examination has also been arranged.

Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary has renewed an appeal for witnesses to the crash.

They have also asked for anyone who saw Mr Robertson's silver Mazda Demio before the incident , at about 1330 BST, to get in touch.

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