ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) -- "American Pie" singer Don McLean has been fined $400 for driving his Chrysler too fast through a Maine school zone and has paid the levy.
McLean contested the charge in September, saying school zone warning lights weren't flashing. Police said in Rockland District Court on Thursday they were flashing.
The Bangor Daily News reports police say McLean was driving 43 mph when the limit was 15.
McLean lives in nearby Camden, along Maine's coast.
He burst into popularity in 1971 with his hit "American Pie."