South Scotland

Dalbeattie man George Gibson identified as A75 crash victim

Crash scene
Image caption Mr Gibson died when his car was in collision with a lorry on the A75 on Sunday

Police have identified a 77-year-old Dalbeattie man who died after a head-on crash between a car and a lorry on the A75 Gretna to Stranraer road.

George Gibson, of Maxwell Park, died in the incident at about 13:45 on Sunday, at Shawhead in Dumfries and Galloway.

He was driving east in his blue Ford Fiesta when it was in collision with a westbound lorry.

Police are keen to speak to the driver of dark coloured estate car towing a trailer in front of Mr Gibson's car.

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