Asleep at wheel driver jailed for three years over death
A student who fell asleep at the wheel of a car following a night of partying has been jailed for three years after he admitted killing another driver.
Alisdair Grant, 21, from Kilmarnock, crashed his brother's Fiat Punto into Gerry Lewis's Suzuki Jimny on the A719, near Waterside in East Ayrshire, on 2 March 2014.
The 54-year-old, who was travelling with his wife Sarah, died at the scene.
Grant admitted causing his death by dangerous driving.
He had previously served a 12-month drink driving ban which finished in December 2013.
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