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Man named in A75 crash

A man who died in a crash on the A75 has been named by police as James McGregor from Darlison Avenue in Dumfries.

The 67-year-old was travelling with four family members when the car, a silver coloured Ford Focus C-max, crashed into trees west of Annan at 3.30pm on 25th November.

His family were treated for minor injuries at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary and have since been released. The road was closed for four hours.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact Police Scotland.

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Man dies in crash on A75 near Annan

The wreckage of the car on the A75 near Annan

A man has died after a crash on the A75 in which four members of his family were also taken to hospital.

The car they were all travelling in crashed into trees west of Annan in Dumfries and Galloway, at 3.30pm on 25th November.

The driver, a local man believed to be 67-years-old, died at the scene.

His family were treated for minor injuries at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary. They have since been released. Police Scotland are appealing for any witnesses to contact them.

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