An elderly cyclist has died after being found injured on the side of a road in Dumfries.
The 79-year-old man was discovered on the A710 road to Dalbeattie at around 8.15pm on Tuesday night.
He was taken to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary where he later died.
Officers are now looking for witnesses and are keen to speak to the driver of a dark-coloured car that was in the area before the cyclist was found injured.
Sergeant Bob McNay said: “Our thoughts go out to the family and friends affected by this incident.
“Enquiries continue and we are appealing to anyone who can assist us in establishing the full circumstances surrounding this.
“We are keen to speak to the driver of a dark coloured BMW that was seen in the area shortly before the cyclist was found.
“I would ask that if you noticed a cyclist on this road or have any information that could help with our enquiries that you get in touch with police.
“If there are any motorists with possible dashcam footage of the area I would ask that you come forward and speak to officers.
“Police can be contacted on 101 quoting incident number 3297 of Tuesday, August 25, 2020.”