A nine-year-old boy has died following an accident on the A92 in Glenrothes on Tuesday evening.
The incident occurred at around 5.40 p.m. between the Cadham and Balfarg junctions on the busy road.
The boy was rushed to Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy after he was hit by a black Vauxhall Corsa, but he later passed away.
The road was temporarily closed at the junction of Western Avenue and Cadham Road but reopened later.
Police are now appealing for any witnesses who may have seen the collision to come forward.
Inspector Brenda Sinclair said: “Tragically this collision has resulted in the loss of a young boy’s life and our thoughts are with his family at this harrowing time.
“We are appealing for any drivers or pedestrians who may have been on the A92 at the time of the collision to come forward and help establish the full circumstances of the incident.”
Anyone with information about this collision can contact Police Scotland on 101 or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.