Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Sentencing Arguments Heard for Driver Who Killed Highway Flag Worker

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Sentencing Arguments Heard for Driver Who Killed Highway Flag Worker

Article excerpt

Sentencing arguments heard for driver

--

WEYBURN, Sask. - The Crown says a man who hit and killed an 18-year-old highway flag worker should be sentenced to three years in jail while the defence says he should get a suspended sentence.

Keith Dunford of Regina pleaded guilty earlier this year to dangerous driving causing death.

Ashley Dawn Richards was killed during her first day on the job near the southern Saskatchewan community of Midale in August 2012.

Court heard that Richards, who had recently moved from Lakeside, N.B., was thrown about the width of a Canadian Football League field when she was struck by Dunford's speeding SUV.

Dunford, who is a professional truck driver from the United Kingdom, told police he was looking at his recent immigration papers when the collision occurred. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.