Man killed in bike crash

The Kawasaki motorbike is believed to be the only vehicle involved in the crash (File picture by Rich Niewiroski Jr.)

A MAN has died after crashing his motorcycle.

Robert Cornthwaite, 35, came off his Kawasaki ZX 1000 on the A701, near Beattock,  at around 1.45pm on Sunday.

The biker crashed near a roundabout with the A74 (M) sliproad and suffered fatal injuries.

Dumfries and Galloway Police say it appears that the motorcycle was the only vehicle involved.

A report has been sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

They now want to hear from anyone who may have witnessed this crash and ask that they contact them on 0845 600 5701.

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