After guilty plea, Kamloops man faces sentencing in fatal hit and run that killed three TRU international students


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UPDATE:McKnight gets three years in prison for fatal collision that killed three people

UPDATE: B.C. Supreme Court justice Kathleen Ker accepted a joint submission on sentencing, calling for Reid McNight to serve three years in prison followed by a three-year driving ban once released, presented in court by defence lawyer Jeremy Jensen and Crown prosecutor Chris Balison. Weapons charges were stayed by the Crown.

By Michael Potestio, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A Kamloops man has pleaded guilty to the hit-and-run deaths of three Nigerian students whose car was struck by his truck along First Avenue two years ago.
Reid McKnight, 32, is being sentenced on Friday, Dec. 3, in B.C. Supreme Court in Kamloops on charges of failure to stop at an accident involving death and three counts of dangerous driving causing death in connection with the Nov. 3, 2019 downtown collision.
McKnight was also sentenced for firearms offences stemming from the post-crash investigation. He had been charged with careless use of a firearm and improper storage of a firearm the day after the...continued.

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