Hit and run driver found dead in prison

6 June 2018, 14:48 | Updated: 6 June 2018, 14:49

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A woman who injured a pedestrian while drink-driving has died in prison, three months after her conviction.

Katie Allan was convicted at Paisley Sheriff Court on March 5 for the offence.

The 21-year-old died at Polmont Prison near Falkirk on Monday.

A Scottish Prison Service spokeswoman said: "Police Scotland have been advised and the matter will be reported to the procurator fiscal.

"A fatal accident inquiry will be held in due course."