Tributes to 'much-loved' dad who died in crash near safari park

Jonathan Marshall Watson, 48, died after a collision on the A84 near Blair Drummond Safari Park.

Tributes to ‘much-loved’ dad who died in single car crash near Bair Drummond Safari Park Police Scotland

Tributes have been paid to a “much-loved” dad who died in a single car crash near Striling.

Jonathan Marshall Watson, 48, from Buchany died after a single car crash on the A84 on the Doune to Stirling road near Blair Drummond Safari Park at around 7.45pm on Tuesday, February 27.

The man, the driver of an Audi A3, was pronounced dead at the scene.

In a statement issued through Police Scotland, his family said: “Jonathan was a much-loved son, father, and partner, who studied and worked in marine biology, the oil industry, and commercial diving to name a few.

“A keen musician and astrophile specialising in astro-photography.

“We would like to thank friends, family, and members of the public for their support and condolences at this difficult time.”

Inspector Andrew Thomson of the Road Policing Unit said “Our thoughts are with Jonathan’s family and friends at this time.

“I’d especially like to thank members of the public who stopped and provided assistance before emergency services arrived.”

STV News is now on WhatsApp

Get all the latest news from around the country

Follow STV News
Follow STV News on WhatsApp

Scan the QR code on your mobile device for all the latest news from around the country

WhatsApp channel QR Code