33-year-old motorcyclist killed in Moffat crash named

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Police Scotland have confirmed the identity of the 33-year-old man who died in a road crash on the A708 near Moffat as Hristo Hristov, from Tranent in East Lothian.The incident happened around 3.55pm on Sunday, 19 July, 2020 when a grey Audi Q2 car collided with a green Kawasaki motorcycle on the A708 between Moffat and Selkirk, near the Grey Mare’s Tail.

Emergency services attended and Mr Hristov, who was driving the motorbike, was pronounced dead at the scene. Sergeant William Broatch, of Dumfries and Galloway Road Policing, said: “Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of Mr. Hrsitov at this difficult time. “Enquiries into the incident are ongoing and I would ask that anyone with any information contact police on 101 quoting incident number 2252 of Sunday, 19 July, 2020."

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