Carnoustie man named after fatal crash

A 42-year-old man who died following a recent crash in Carnoustie has been named as local man Derek George Millar.

Mark Dowie
Friday, 31st March 2023, 12:06pm
Carnoustie man named after fatal crash

The incident happened around 2.50am on Sunday, 26 March on Newton Road when a Volkswagen Golf collided with the boundary wall of a property.
In a statement, Mr Millar’s family said: “Our lives and hearts are shattered after the loss of our beloved Derek who was tragically taken from us on Sunday morning. Derek was a father of two who raised his children after the passing of their mother.
“Derek was a beautiful soul deeply loved by all who knew him. He touched many hearts in his home town.
“Our family are in complete shock at the loss of our beloved Derek who was taken from us far too soon, especially having recently survived cancer. The heartache left by Derek’s passing will last for an eternity.”
Sergeant William Strachan from Tayside’s Road Policing Unit said: “Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of Derek at this difficult time. Our enquiries are ongoing and we are appealing for anyone who was in the area and witnessed the crash or who may have information, to get in touch.”
Anyone with any information is asked to contact 101 quoting reference 0346 of March 26, 2023.

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