THE youngster who was tragically killed after being struck by a lorry near Stirling yesterday morning has been named.

Police in Forth Valley can now confirm the identity of a male pedestrian who sadly died in a collision with a lorry in Stirlingshire on Thursday 30 November.

Police have confirmed that 16-year-old Kyle Templeton, from Denny, was involved in a collision with a lorry on the M80 motorway near Dunipace around 3.45am.

Road policing officers are continuing with their inquiries and anyone with information is asked to come forward.

Sergeant David Ross from the Road Policing Unit at Stirling said: “Our thoughts and sympathies are with Kyle’s family and friends at this difficult time and officers continue to provide them with support and assistance.

“I would ask anyone with information that can help with our investigations to contact us as soon as possible.”

Kyle’s family have requested that their privacy be respected at this difficult time.

Those with information can contact the Road Policing Unit at Stirling via 101 and quote incident number 319 of 30 November.