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Aberdeen footballer Jonny Hayes fined for roadworks speeding

Aberdeen winger Jonny Hayes Image copyright SNS

An Aberdeen FC player has been fined for speeding through roadworks on the A90.

Winger Jonny Hayes, 29, was caught doing 84mph in a temporary 50mph zone in a Mercedes E220 AMG sports coupe on the outskirts of Aberdeen on the Aberdeen to Peterhead road in April.

The footballer, of Balmedie, admitted speeding at Aberdeen's Justice of the Peace Court.

He was fined £350 and given five penalty points.

Concerns had been raised about drivers failing to reduce speed in the area during the roadworks.

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