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Boy,15 dies in fall at gorge; Friends' grief for athlete Anthony.

Byline: JANE HAMILTON j.hamilton@dailyrecord.co.uk

A BUDDING athlete is believed to have fallen to his death while walking on a popular Scots trail.

Anthony Quinn, 15, was with friends when he is understood to have plunged onto rocks at Dollar Glen gorge on Saturday afternoon.

The Dollar Academy pupil, who was a tennis champion at the school, was declared dead at the scene.

Friends and teammates flooded social media with tributes to Anthony, who is believed to be from the Clackmannanshire area.

Jenny Wells, who competes for Central Athletics where Anthony was a member, wrote: "RIP Tony. Best training partner ever."

Friend Kaya McConnell wrote: "Still can't believe it but RIP Anthony, thinking of you and your family."

A statement from Central Athletics said: "Our thoughts are with his family at this difficult time."

Sergeant Derek McKie of Alloa Police said: "There are no suspicious circumstances and a report will be sent to the procurator fiscal."

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TENNIS CHAMPION Anthony Quinn

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Date:Jul 20, 2015
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