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Hit and Run driver jailed for two and a half years

Hit and Run driver jailed for two and a half years

11:50am 30th September 2010
(Updated 10:50am 1st October 2010)

Two year and six months in a young offenders institute and disqualified from driving for five years.

That's the sentence hit-and-run driver 18 year old John Smith has just been give at his hearing at York Crown Court.

He's responsible for causing the death of York youngster Sean Hamilton, who was knocked down on Holgate Road last October.

He pleaded guilty to causing his death by careless driving, failing to stop and failing to report the collision.

Minster FM's reporter Lucy McNamara was at the courts earlier:

PICTURE ABOVE - 18 year old John Smith

PICTURE BELOW - The victim 11 year old Sean Hamilton

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