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Wednesday 13 December 2017

Overtook speeding car at 127 km/h

A SOCCER player who overtook another car which was also speeding, was fined €400 on a reduced charge of careless driving by Judge Donnchadh O Buachalla at Wexford District Court.

Kevin Rowe, Conna, Fethard was detected driving at 127 km an hour in an 80 km zone at Waddington on May 30 last.

The court was told that he was driving on a provisional permit and was unaccompanied at the time.

June O' Hanlon, solicitor said it was a straight stretch or road and there was no traffic coming in the other direction.

She said her 19 years old client was on his way to training with Wexford Youths FC at the time of the offence.

She said he had learned a lesson and was very apologetic.

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