Police name Fife man who died in A92 crash

Police have named the man who died in a crash on the A92 on Saturday evening.
John King's family say they are devastated by their loss.John King's family say they are devastated by their loss.
John King's family say they are devastated by their loss.

John King, 63, from the Ballingry area passed away after the incident near Cowdenbeath.

Mr King was the driver of a red Vauxhall Meriva involved in a crash around 9.55pm on Saturday, 12 September about half a mile east of the junction for Cowdenbeath.

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Emergency services attended the incident but sadly he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two boys, aged 12 and one-year-old, were taken to the Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy for treatment to minor injuries.

In a statement, which was today released through Police Scotland, Mr King's family spoke of their loss.

The statement said: "The family are devastated by the sudden death of John.

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"We would like to thank everyone for their thoughts and condolences. We would ask for privacy at this sad time."

The road was closed overnight until around 1pm on Sunday, 13 September to allow for an investigation at the scene.

Inspector Andy Mather of Fife Road Policing made an appeal for anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward.

He said: "Our thoughts are with Mr King's family and friends at this difficult time.

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"We are carrying out enquiries to establish the full circumstances which led to this collision and would ask anyone who may have information and has not yet spoken to police to come forward as soon as possible.

"Any information can be passed to police by calling 101, quoting incident 3941 of 12 September."

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