Police identify A75 crash victim

Dr Robert Murphie, 52, died in a crash on the A75 on Saturday Credit: Dumfries and Galloway Police

Police have named the man killed in a crash on the A75 near Carsluith yesterday.

Dr Robert Murphie, 52, from Braehead near Newton Stewart, died when his Ducati motorcycle was involved with a collision with a Land Rover shortly before 12pm.

The driver and passenger of the Land Rover were not injured.

The A75 at Carsluith Village was closed for approximately seven and a half hours, and re-opened at around 7:30pm.

Enquiries in to the crash are ongoing.