Tayside and Central Scotland

Man found dead in car after crash named as David Leith

Dalcrue road bridge Image copyright Google
Image caption Mr Leith's red Ford Ka was found crashed into a bridge on a country road near Perth

A pensioner who was found dead in his car after it crashed on a country road near Perth has been named as local man David Leith.

A passer-by found the body of the 74-year-old man in his car on the unclassified road between Pitcairngreen and Methven Road early on Thursday.

Police believe his red Ford Ka had collided with the stone wall of a bridge sometime during the night.

A report has been submitted to the procurator fiscal.

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