Auchtermuchty crash victims were father and son

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Police Scotland have named the victims of the fatal road crash near Auchtermuchty on Sunday as father and son Bill and Ciaran Hawkes from Falkirk.

Bill (54) and Ciaran (14) were on their way home from a vintage car rally at Brucefield, Ladybank, when their Mazda MX5 was in collision with a Kia Optima on the A91 near Demperston Farm.

The incident happened at around 3.25pm and the road was closed for approximately four hours to allow investigation and recovery work to be carried out.

The family of the tragic pair have paid tribute to them, saying: “Bill and Ciaran sadly died in a vehicle accident after attending a classic car show on Sunday. Their deaths are such a tragic loss.

“During their lives, both Bill and Ciaran touched so many people with their kindness, friendliness, thoughtfulness and generosity of spirit. They will be hugely missed by family and friends. The family is finding it extremely difficult to come to terms with this tragic sudden loss.”

Inquiries are ongoing into the incident and anyone who witnessed the collision is urged to contact Police Scotland on 101.