It has been confirmed that a 46-year-old woman died after a road accident at around 10am this morning (9th January), just outside of Beattock.
A 20-year-old man was taken to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary for treatment to minor injuries.
The collision involved a white Vauxhall Corse, driven by the man.
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The woman who died in yesterday’s collision on the A689 has been named as Maureen Smith, aged 86, of Heads Nook, Brampton.
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