Scots soldier who died serving in Iraq was killed in crash
Captain Dean Sprouting, from Denny, near Falkirk, died at the Al Asad Air Base.
A Scottish soldier who died while serving in Iraq was killed in a road crash.
Captain Dean Sprouting, from Denny near Falkirk, died at the Al Asad Air Base on Wednesday, January 31.
Theresa May said the father-of-two, who was serving with the Black Watch, died in a crash and not from enemy activity.
At Prime Minister's questions, she said: "I know the whole house will join me in paying tribute to Captain Dean Sprouting who died in a road traffic accident in Iraq on January 31.
"His death was not a result as enemy activity.
"I know members across the house will want to join me in offering condolences to his family and friends at this difficult time."
He joined the army in 1989 and served in places including Northern Yugoslavia, Cyprus and Kosovo, Sudan, Angola and Germany.