Man named after fatal crash following Scottish Cup match

Both police and Queen of the South thanked members of the public who assisted during the incident. Credit: Police Scotland

A 76-year-old man who died in a crash following Queen of the South's victory over Dundee United has been named.

James Maxwell Johnstone died in a crash at around 5:50pm on Saturday 25 November.

The crash happened after Marvin Bartley's sides penalty shootout victory in the Scottish Cup.

Police Sergeant Wayne Carnochan of the Road Policing Unit said: “Our thoughts remain with Mr Johnstone's family and friends at this difficult time.

“I would like to thank all members of the public for their assistance at the incident.”

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