TRIBUTES have poured in for Hawick man Finlay Street who died following a two-car crash on the A7 on last weekend.

The 23-year-old, was driving a black Audi A3 north of Heriot when it was involved in a collision with a black Range Rover around 12.40pm on Sunday.

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Hawick Linden Rugby Club posted the following message on its facebook page:

"The club is in complete shock at hearing the devastating news of the tragic death of Finlay Street in a road traffic accident on Sunday at the much too young age of just 23.

"Finlay made his debut at Selkirk in a pre-season friendly on 20 August 2021 and went on to make 14 appearances that season.

“He made six more in 2022/23 for a total of 20, scoring his only try at Penicuik in November 2022, diving over following a tap penalty.

"He last played for the club in January in the narrow 18-19 defeat to Corstorphine at the Volunteer Park.

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"All at the club pass on their heartfelt condolences to all of his family and friends at this terrible time. Rest easy Finlay."

Hawick Rugby Club posted: “Everyone at Mansfield Park were shocked and saddened to hear on Sunday of the tragic passing of Finlay.

“All those associated with Hawick RFC would like to extend their most sincere condolences to Finlay’s family and all those in his wider rugby family at Hawick Linden.

“A very genuine and kind young man, no doubt he will be greatly missed by many. Rest in peace Finlay.”

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Jed-Forest Rugby Club posted: Everyone associated with Jed-Forest RFC would like to pass on their sincere condolences to Finlay's family, friends and teammates at Hawick Linden. Rest in peace Finlay.

Stuart Cameron of Borders Rugy TV posted: “The worst possible news to hear. Our sincere condolences from all at Borders Rugby to Finlay's family, friends and all involved with the club at this painfully sad time.

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Borders area Murrayfield Injured Players’ Foundation trustee Alistair Forsyth posted: “Condolences to Finlay’s family and the wider rugby family at Hawick Linden RFC.”

Other posts describe Finlay as “A true gentleman and a nice lad”

The driver of the other Ranger Rover, 45-year-old Mark Williams from Heriot, died in hospital on Tuesday.

Two children who were passengers in the Range Rover were also taken to hospital following the crash.

In a statement, Mr Williams' family said: "We are devastated with the news and coming to terms with the loss of our husband, brother, dad and son.

“We respectfully request our privacy while the family deal with this tragedy.”

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Police say investigations into the crash are ongoing and anyone with information is urged to contact them.

Inspector Ross Drummond said: “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Finlay and Mark at what is a very difficult time for them.

“We are continuing our enquiries to establish the full circumstances. Anyone who was in the area round the time of the crash, or anyone with dash-cam footage that could assist, is asked to get in touch.”

If you can help please call Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 1884 of Sunday, October 29th, 2023.