Top Valley man jailed for death by dangerous driving
A MAN who caused the death of an 18-year-old by dangerous driving was today locked up for four-and-a-half years.
Jake Fretwell, of Edern Gardens, Top Valley, was driving a stolen silver Vauxhall Vectra when it crashed into hay bales on the B6011 Forest Lane, near Papplewick, last May.
His passenger, 18-year-old Kyle Dooley, died from multiple injuries.
Fretwell appeared at Nottingham Crown Court for sentencing today.
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He had pleaded guilty to causing death by dangerous driving at a previous hearing and was locked up for four-and-a-half years.
He was also given a 12-month sentence for the theft of the car which crashed, a four-month jail term for driving while disqualified and four months for been in possession of a bronze bell stolen from St Philip’s Church, in Top Valley. All sentences followed guilty pleas and will run concurrently.
He was also banned from driving for five years.
See tomorrow’s Post for the full story.