Tayside and Central Scotland

Teenager who died after being hit by lorry on M80 named

A pedestrian who died after being hit by a lorry on the M80 near Dunipace has been named by police.

Kyle Templeton, 16, from Denny, was fatally injured in the collision at about 03:45 on Thursday.

The northbound carriageway was closed for about five hours while police accident investigators examined the scene.

Police have urged anyone with information about the accident to come forward.

Sgt David Ross said: "Our thoughts and sympathies are with Kyle's family and friends at this difficult time and officers continue to provide them with support and assistance.

"I would ask anyone with information that can help with our investigations to contact us as soon as possible."

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