Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Sentencing Hearing Underway in Death of British Man in Southern Alberta

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Sentencing Hearing Underway in Death of British Man in Southern Alberta

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Sentencing underway in death of British man

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CALGARY - A sentencing hearing for a Calgary driver convicted of killing a British man is underway and the court has heard victim impact statements from the man's family, who travelled from Britain to deliver them.

Cinzia Marson, 34, was convicted of dangerous driving causing death in a 2015 crash northeast of Airdrie that killed 32-year-old Christopher Pollitt.

Pollitt was driving a company vehicle when he was hit in the intersection of Highway 72 and Highway 791 by Marson's mini-van.

Pollitt's mother spoke about mourning the loss of her son's future and said she will never see him marry or have a family of his own.

His father said his death was avoidable.

He said the family is pleased that the judge has indicated Marson will be going to jail. …

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