Driver who died at scene of crash near cemetery named

The 34-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on Saturday.

Driver who died at scene of crash near Dryfesdale Cemetery in Lockerbie named as Anthony Doherty Police Scotland

A man who died in a one car crash near a cemetery in Lockerbie has been named.

Anthony Doherty was driving a black Vauxhall Corsa when it crashed on the A709 Dumfries to Lockerbie Road, at Dryfesdale Cemetery.

Emergency services were called to the scene at around 3.40am on Sunday and the 34-year-old was pronounced dead.

Police have appealed for witnesses as they look to establish the circumstances of the crash.

Sergeant David Kerr, of the Lockerbie Road Policing Unit, said: “Our thoughts remain with Anthony Doherty’s family and friends at this difficult time.

“I continue to appeal to anyone who may have witnessed the crash or been on the road in the early hours of Sunday morning and may have seen the car involved prior to the crash.

“Similarly I would also appeal to anyone who has dash-cam footage to contact officers as soon as possible.

“Anyone with information can contact police via 101, quoting incident number 0633 of 3 April, 2022.”

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