Police name 86-year-old victim of crash near Dumfries

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Robert Watson, who was also known as Roy, died from his injuries in Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary

An 86-year-old man who died after a two-car crash near Dumfries has been named by police.

Robert Watson was driving a Honda Jazz which was involved in a crash with a Vauxhall Corsa on the B725 Dumfries to Glencaple road.

Mr Watson, also known as Roy, was taken to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary but died from his injuries.

The 21-year-old female driver of the Vauxhall is still being treated for serious injuries.

The road was closed for eight-and-a-half hours following the accident, which happened at about 12:00 on Monday.

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