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Suspended Sentence For Lorry Driver

Monday September 8 2014

Anthony Winter Anthony Winter

A BARNSLEY lorry driver who killed a cyclist on the outskirts of Darlington has been given a suspended jail sentence.

Father-of-three Anthony Winter, 24, died after being hit by a lorry as he cycled along the A68 at Burtree Gate in January.

Kevin Young, 50, of Hoyland Road, admitted causing Mr Winter's death by failing to pay due care and attention.

Young was sentenced to 16 weeks in prison, suspended for two years, by the Teesside Crown Court judge.

He was also banned from driving for three-and-a-half years, ordered to carry out 160 hours of unpaid work and must pay an £80 surcharge.

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Reply Posted by taz on Monday September 8 2014 at 11:04
A LIght Punisment. For taking Someones Life but you know how the saying goes Accidents Happen !!!!!!!

Reply Posted by Derek Dymond on Monday September 8 2014 at 16:57
Not a lot to go on reference the circumstances but seems a tad on the soft side

Reply Posted by shocking on Monday September 8 2014 at 17:06
This is shocking that man has tuck 3 beautiful children's dad away from them cos he Wasn't concentrating on what he was doing!! Them.kids have to grow up with out there dad now!! How does he sleep at a night!! He's got off lightly compared to what them.kids are going thru