The family of a teenage boy who died after being hit by a car while cycling said they were “devastated” by their loss.
Cairn Rankine, a 15-year-old from Dundee, was struck on the city’s Pitkerro Road around 7.15pm on Thursday.
His family said in a statement: “We are devastated by our sudden loss. Cairn was a much-loved son and was a brother to two sisters.
“He was pupil at Morgan Academy in S4 where he had great friends. He was also a Lance Corporal in Army Cadet in the Medics, along with assisting at Stobswell Army Cadets. Cairn was also a big football fan.”
Inspector Greg Burns confirmed an investigation into the incident, which involved a black Nissan, was ongoing. The driver was unhurt.
He added: “Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of Cairn during this tragic time.
“Our investigation is ongoing to establish the full circumstances of this incident and we would appeal to anyone who witnessed the crash to speak to officers.”
If you have any information contact police on 101.