Angus fatal deer crash victim named as Scott Mill

image captionThe 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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