South Scotland

Man dies after A713 motorcycle crash

A 24-year-old man has been killed in a motorcycle crash in Dumfries and Galloway on Tuesday evening.

Scott McNicol died when his Suzuki crashed on the A713 Castle Douglas to Ayr road just after 18:00. No other vehicles were involved.

The road was closed for an accident investigation to take place and Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary appealed for witnesses.

Mr McNicol was from Glenlochar Farm, Castle Douglas.