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Family tribute to Fife road death man

Grant Sinclair
Image caption Grant Sinclair's family have called him a "caring and generous lad"

The family of a man hit and killed by a car as walked along a road in Fife to avoid the icy pavement has paid tribute to the "caring and generous lad".

Grant Sinclair, 30, from Crossford, was knocked down on the A985 Cairneyhill to Crombie Road, south of Dunfermline, on Saturday 11 December at about 1905 GMT.

The driver of the car was uninjured and the road was closed for five hours.

His family said: "He will be greatly missed by his close family and his large circle of friends."

In a statement the family said: "A much loved son, brother and uncle, he is survived by his parents Marlene and Larry, his brother Gregg and his sisters Leigh and Kirsten.

"He was kind, caring and a generous lad with a great sense of humour.

"Grant grew up in Crossford spending almost of his 30 years at his family home, but most recently lived in Crombie.

"He attended Crossford Primary School and Queen Anne High School, Dunfermline.

"As a youngster he was a talented footballer and won many trophies whilst playing for Harley Villa and Valley Field football teams.

"He was an avid Dunfermline Athletic supporter and one of his fondest memories was being the club mascot of Dunfermline Golf Club. Music was also a great love in his life."

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