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Tributes to 23-year-old man who died in head-on crash

Dameon MacPhee died in a two-car collision on the A96 near Elgin in Moray.

Dameon MacPhee: Family pays tribute to 23-year-old.
Dameon MacPhee: Family pays tribute to 23-year-old. Police Scotland

The family of a man who died in a head-on collision in Moray has paid tribute to him as a "beloved son, brother, dad and loving boyfriend".

Dameon MacPhee, 23, died in the crash near Elgin, Moray, at around 10am on Wednesday.

A two-year-old boy was seriously injured in the crash between a black Vauxhall Astra and a grey Volkswagen Golf, and was initially taken to Dr Gray's Hospital in Elgin.

He was subsequently transferred to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh, where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

Another passenger, a 23-year-old woman, suffered serious head injuries and was airlifted to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, where she remains.

The road between Elgin and Lhanbryde was closed off for several hours following the crash between a black Vauxhall Astra and a grey Volkswagen Golf.

In a statement issued through Police Scotland, the family of Mr MacPhee said: "A beloved son, brother, dad and loving boyfriend of Laura.

"Forever in our hearts, gone but never forgotten. He's now in the arms of his grandad."

Road policing sergeant Steve Manson said: "Our thoughts are with all of those affected by yesterday's collision.

"Enquiries into the incident remain ongoing and anyone with information who hasn't yet spoken to officers should call Police Scotland on 101."

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