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Police name Carlisle teenager killed in A7 crash

Harry Blowing

Police Scotland have named the man who died in the fatal road traffic collision on the A7 road north of Langholm on Monday 7 August 2017 as 18-year-old Harry Blowing from Etterby Scaur in Carlisle.

Emergency services were called at 7:08pm on Monday 7 August after a one-vehicle road traffic collision occurred on the A7 road at Kirkton Burn bridge, Ewes, Langholm involving a black coloured BMW 320 car.

The driver, an 18-year-old man from Carlisle was removed from the car by Fire and Rescue personnel and taken to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary by Helimed, however later died.

The road at the scene was closed to allow a full road traffic collision examination to take place at to allow an examination of the damage caused to a bridge parapet.

The Procurator Fiscal has been informed.

Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing.

Sergeant Leigh McCulloch of the Trunk Roads Policing Group at Lockerbie said: “We are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed this crash to come forward and speak to us and likewise would want to speak to anyone who may have seen the black BMW driving south prior to the collision.

“Callers can speak to a police officer at Lockerbie Trunk Roads Policing Unit through the 101 number.”

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