94-year-old denies causing death of Leicestershire cyclist Elaine Dunne
A 94-year-old woman has denied causing the death of a Leicestershire cyclist by driving dangerously.
It is alleged that she was driving a car which hit Chris and Elaine Dunne who were holidaying in Scotland to celebrate their first wedding anniversary in September, 2011.
Alice Ross, of Lybster, Caithness, is thought to be the oldest person prosecuted in Scotland.
Mrs Dunne, 30, of Glenfield, who had been standing with husband Chris and their bikes, died.
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Mr Dunne was severely injured, but survived.
The couple had been on a week-long camping holiday and were cycling back to Wick to catch a train home.
Ross was excused attendance at today’s(6) brief hearing at the High Court in Edinburgh but defence QC Ian Duguid said she pleaded not guilty to the charge.