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Dalbeattie man Michael Anderson identified as A701 crash victim

Michael Anderson Image copyright Police Scotland
Image caption Michael Anderson died in the crash on the A701 on Monday

Police have identified a Dalbeattie man who was killed in a two-car crash on the A701 near Beattock.

Michael Anderson, 51, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident which took place at about 12:15 on Monday.

A 33-year-old man remains in Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary with serious leg, arm and rib injuries.

The road was closed for five-and-a-half hours for investigation work. Police have appealed for any witnesses to contact them.

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