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Man accused of knocking down girl on Fife pelican crossing

A 78-year-old man is to stand trial accused of running over a three-year-old girl on a pelican crossing in Fife.

Gordon Stewart is alleged to have knocked down the girl on a crossing in Pittenweem in East Neuk.

Prosecutors said Mr Stewart drove his Audi Q3 without due care and attention and knocked the girl down to her injury.

Stewart, 78, from Anstruther, denied the charge at Dundee Sheriff Court. Trial was set for January.

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