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Aviemore bookshop car crash driver fined

A 92-year-old man who crashed his new car through a window of a bookshop in Aviemore has pleaded guilty to careless driving.

Inverness justice of peace court heard that David Baxter, of Boat of Garten, hit the accelerator instead of the brake outside Waterstone's on 15 March.

Baxter, whose lawyer pleaded on his behalf, was fined £350 and had six penalty points imposed on his licence.

His car came to rest in a book display. No-one was hurt in the incident.

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