Dingwall man banned and fined after fatal crash

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A man who admitted driving dangerously before a fatal accident in the Highlands has been fined £300 and banned from driving for 18 months.

Arran MacRae, 21, of Dingwall, had earlier admitted driving at excessive speed and too close to the rear of another vehicle.

But he was cleared of causing the death of the driver of the other car, Angus Plowman, 20, from Fortrose.

The crash on the A832 near Avoch happened in January 2016.

Prosecutors had alleged that MacRae had pursued Mr Plowman in his car and engaged in a race with him.

MacRae was alleged to have…