Tayside and Central Scotland

Angus fatal deer crash victim named as Scott Mill

Police crash
Image caption The crash took place on the A923 just north of Piperdam

Tayside Police have confirmed the identity of a motorcyclist who was killed in Angus after a collision involving a deer and an ambulance.

Scott Mill, 29, from Coupar Angus, struck the animal on the A923 just north of Piperdam and was then hit by a non-emergency ambulance.

Emergency crews were called to the scene of the accident, which happened at about 06:50 on Monday.

However, Mr Mill was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 65-year-old man who was driving the ambulance, and its two women passengers, were not injured in the collision.

In a statement issued through Tayside Police, Mr Mill's family said: "Scott was a fun-loving family man, whose family was his life.

"No words can express the loss that we feel at him being taken from us so suddenly."

Inquiries are continuing into incident.

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