THE IDENTITY of the 33-year-old man who died after the motorcycle he was riding was involved in a collision with a van on the A92 Arbroath to Montrose road north of Inverkeillor on Thursday was revealed on Friday.
Tayside Police named him as Paul James Clark, of Westerton of Rossie, Montrose.
Mr Clark was riding his yellow coloured Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle southbound when it was involved in a collision with a white coloured Mercedes Sprinter van. He was treated by ambulance staff but tragically died at the scene.
The 58-year-old man who was driving the van was uninjured.
Enquiries into the full set of circumstances surrounding the incident are ongoing and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.
Tayside Police have appealed for witnesses who saw either or both vehicles prior to the collision, or who witnessed the incident to contact the force on 0300 111 2222 or speak to any police officer. Alternatively, information can be passed anonymously via the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.