A man jailed for eight years after mowing down an Angus OAP on a rural road has penned a heartfelt letter of remorse to the victim’s family for his “stupid” actions.
Paul Mowatt had been due to appealhis death by dangerous driving sentence after the incident which claimed the life of 89-year-old Kenneth Robertson on the B-class road between Forfar and Montrose in August 2013.
Mowatt, of Forfar, was high on a cocktail of drugs when he hit the pensioner, who died a month later in hospital, weeks short of his 90th birthday.
It has now emerged that Mowatt has dropped his appeal and in a letter sent to Mr Robertson’s relatives, the 34-year-old addict has apologised for his actions and said his time behind bars would give him the “time to reflect” on what he had done.
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