Dead motorcyclists named

Police have named the couple killed in the road crash on the A713 Castle Douglas to Ayr Road, just outside Castle Douglas last Friday as Derek and Anne McSkimming from Glenlee, New Galloway.

The couple were killed when their Suzuki motorcycle was in collision with a Volvo tipper lorry at around 1950 hours. The driver of the lorry, from Dumfries, was uninjured in the crash.

The Procurator Fiscal has been informed of the circumstances.