Woman killed in Parkgate lorry crash
A woman has been killed in a crash involving a car and a lorry on the A701 near to Parkgate village in Dumfries and Galloway.
The accident happened at about 19:40 on Thursday.
A Ford Focus, being driven by a 32-year-old woman, was in collision with a Scania heavy goods vehicle.
A police statement said the woman had been pronounced dead at the scene. The 43-year-old driver of the HGV was uninjured in the incident.
The road was closed until 04:00.
A number of witnesses who stopped at the scene have still to be traced and they have been asked to get in touch with police.