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Kirkcaldy

Man named following fatal collision on Standing Stane Road

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Police can now confirm the name of a man who died following a collision on the A915 on Hogmanay.

He was Ryan Leigh Dorrill from Kirkcaldy.

The 25-year-old sustained serious injuries when his Vauxhall Astra left the carriageway at Standing Stane Road and collided with a tree.

Inquiries into the full circumstances of this incident are continuing and anyone with information is asked to come forward.

Sergeant Stephen Quinn from Fife’s Road Policing said: “Tragically, this collision resulted in the death of a young man and our thoughts are with Ryan’s family.

“We will continue to offer any support we can and at the request of the family, we are asking that their privacy be respected at this very difficult time.

“As part of our inquiries we are keen to speak to anyone who may have been in contact with Ryan during the evening of Sunday 30 December leading into the morning of the 31st .

“Likewise we’d urge anyone who may have seen a silver Vauxhall Astra in the area of the Standingstane Road during those hours to also contact police immediately.

Those with information can contact the Road Policing Unit in Fife via 101 and quote incident number 832 of 31st December 2018.