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Teenager dies after car crashes into tree in Fife

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Image caption The dead teenager was a passenger in the BMW

A teenager has been killed and another seriously injured after their car crashed into a tree in Fife.

Th 16-year-old victim, Brian Phimister, was a passenger in a BMW 3 Series car which left the A966 between Dysart and Coaltown of Wemyss at about 12:50.

He died at the scene while the 18-year-old driver was taken to the Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy for treatment.

A police spokesman said: "Inquiries into the full circumstances surrounding this incident are ongoing."

He added: "Anyone who can assist road policing officers with their investigation is asked to contact police immediately."

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