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Woman dies in Dumfries and Galloway van and lorry crash

Van and lorry crash
Image caption Police have asked anyone who saw the two vehicles prior to the accident to contact them

A woman has died in an accident involving a van and a lorry on a minor road in Dumfries and Galloway.

The incident happened at about 1230 BST on the B729 Hollywood to Dunscore road, near to the A76.

The collision involved a green Citroen Berlingo van and a silver Volvo articulated lorry.

A spokesman for Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary said the female driver of the van had suffered fatal injuries in the incident.

Police would like to speak to anyone who was in the area around the time of the accident or who may have seen either vehicle prior to the collision.

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