A pedestrian has died after being hit by a car on the A709 in Dumfries.
The crash happened approximately 300 yards north of the entrance to Lochar Moss disposal site at around 5:30am. The pedestrian sustained multiple injuries and was taken to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary but was pronounced dead a short time later.
Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision.
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