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Twelve jailed over quad bike deaths

Friday May 19 2017


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A BARNSLEY man who was driving at 140mph in a 60 zone when he collided with a quad bike, killing four people, has been jailed along with 11 others.

Daniel Raynor, 24, was sentenced to nine years in prison and disqualified from driving for 15 years, after pleading guilty to four offences of causing death by dangerous driving and two of dangerous driving at Leeds Crown Court today.

He was one of 12 people sentenced in connection with the fatal collision in September 2015 on the A6201 between Upton and Hemsworth.

Ryan Beal, 20, Brandon Brown, 20, Alexandra Binns, 18, and Terrie Louise Kirby, 16, who were all from Upton, died after a Nissan 350Z sports car driven by Raynor collided with the rear of a quad bike they were travelling on in the early hours of Sunday, September 27.

Matthew Todd, 23, also from Barnsley, was  sentenced to nine years after admitting four charges of causing death by dangerous driving.

Also prosecuted for encouragement of dangerous driving were:

Clark Henfrey, 20, from Barnsley. Sentenced to 46 weeks detention young offenders institution after pleading guilty.

Stephen Hebden, 23, from Barnsley. Sentenced to 12 months in prison after being found guilty.

Mark Mason, 24, from Barnsley. Sentenced to 46 weeks in custody after pleading guilty.

Jack Dickinson Ellis, 20, from Barnsley. Sentenced to 46 weeks young offenders institute after pleading guilty.

Jake Hackleton, 25, of Barnsley. Sentenced to 46 weeks in prison after pleading guilty.

Nathan Jackson, 21, from Barnsley. Sentenced to 12 months in prison after being found guilty.

Jason Ogilvie, 28, from Wakefield. Sentenced to 42 weeks in prison after pleading guilty.

Jacob Ward, 23, from Barnsley. Sentenced to 46 weeks in prison after pleading guilty.

Andrew Kirkwood, 33, from Dewsbury. Sentenced to 42 weeks in prison after pleading guilty.

Gemma Layton, 28, from Leeds. Sentenced to 42 weeks in prison after pleading guilty.

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