South Scotland

Kilmarnock woman identified as A710 crash victim

Helen McCallum Image copyright Police Scotland
Image caption Helen McCallum died at the scene of the accident in southern Scotland

Police have identified an 82-year-old woman killed in a two-car crash in the south of Scotland.

Helen McCallum was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision on the A710 between Dalbeattie and Kippford at about 21:35 on Thursday.

Three other people were taken to Dumfries Infirmary for treatment and the road was closed for several hours.

A short Police Scotland statement said inquiries were continuing into the cause of the crash.

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