A man who died after being hit by a automobile while apparently holding a selfie on a German motorway has been named as 22-year-old Dean Steele.
He was hit by an Audi A6 in the city of Gudow while on holiday with two friends.
German newspapers reported that the British Gas worker was holding selfies with his mobile phone on the alley when tragedy struck.
Dean and his friends were visiting a motorway rest area in Gudow but then seemed on the executive pile-up separator separating the pushing lanes of the A24 autobahn.
The motorist was a 73-year-old man from the circuitously city of Lauenburg and he was treated for startle along with Dean’s friends.
Dean, from Uddingston, Lanarkshire, was a Celtic fan and had watched his side’s 5-1 win over Rangers on Saturday.
Tributes have been paid to him by friends and JustGiving page page has been set up to help his family bring his physique home and compensate for his funeral.
Joseph Cheney posted on Facebook: ‘Absolutely lost for words. Can’t trust this. One of the boys one of my best friends has upheld away. So many good nights out n memories of you positively gutted man.’
His cousin Abigail Steele wrote: ‘Absolutely ravaged rest in assent Dean cuz adore you always compartment we see you again.
‘I am so unapproachable to call you my cousin we adore you and skip you so much Dean.’
A Facebook post by his internal pub The Laughing Buddha in Viewpark read: ‘It is with a complicated heart that we are informing you all that one of the regulars Dean Steele has upheld divided in comfortless circumstances.
‘For those of you that don’t already know, Dean was concerned in an collision in Germany.
‘We are anticipating all of the staff and business can come together at this terrible time to help his family get Dean home. There will be a collection in the bar for anyone wishing to minister to the cost of getting him home for the send off he deserves.
‘Everyone here at Laughing Buddha is positively ravaged at this news and are meditative of Deans family at this unhappy time.’
been set up to help Dean’s family by their ordeal.
German police pronounced the men had been staying in Hamburg the night before the tragedy and then went by sight and cab to Gudow to stay there in a motel.