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‘One in a million’ – Family’s tribute to Connor following Kirkcaldy crash

Connor Aird.
Connor Aird.

The family of a teen who died following a crash in Fife have paid tribute to the “one in a million” youngster.

Connor Aird, 17, suffered serious injuries in the A915 Standing Stane Road crash on Sunday, November 11 and was taken to hospital in a critical condition. He died in hospital on Friday evening.

He had been a passenger in a black Vauxhall Corsa alongside his friend Ethan King, also 17, who was tragically pronounced dead at the scene.

An emotional memorial event took place for the pair on Saturday.

On Tuesday evening, police officially confirmed that Connor had died at Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, on Friday, November 16.

Ethan King and Connor Aird, who were teammates at Glenrothes Athletic.

In a statement released through the force, his family said: “He was one in a million who will be missed by all.”

A third passenger, Danny Stevens, remains in hospital for treatment for serious injuries but is in a stable condition.

The 17-year-old driver of the Vauxhall Corsa was also taken to hospital. He was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving, however a police probe into the crash continues.

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Sergeant Nicola Young from Fife’s road policing unit said: “Our thoughts continue to be with Connor’s family and friends and all those affected by this collision. We will continue to provide them with all the support they need at this difficult time.

“Our investigations continue into the collision and I would urge anyone who witnessed what happened, and has not yet spoken to officer, to get in touch as soon as possible.”

Those with information can contact Fife’s Road Policing Unit via 101, quoting incident number 1257 of November 11.

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