Man dies in A746 crash

Floral tributes at Kirkinner.
Floral tributes at Kirkinner.

A 21-YEAR-OLD man from Whauphill has been killed in a road accident at Kirkinner.

Mark McLelland, a dairy worker, died when his Silver Vauxhall Corsa crashed on the A746 at around 6.10 in the morning on Saturday near Kirkinner Primary School. No other vehicles were involved.

Police are appealing for anyone who was using the route around the time of the crash to contact them.

Emergency services, including fire appliances from Whithorn and Newton Stewart, rushed to the scene but Mark was found to be fatally injured.

The road was closed for some time to allow crash investigations to be carried out.

Anyone who may have witnssed the accident or who was on the road at around the time of the crash is urged to call police on 08456005701.