Woman sentenced to 2 years in prison for death of man thrown from vehicle’s hood

By The Canadian Press
February 2, 2016 - 4:09pm

SALMON ARM , B.C. — A Sicamous, B.C., woman who pleaded guilty to criminal negligence causing death has been sentenced to two years in prison.

Provincial court heard 48-year-old Christina Laforge was driving while impaired as a man rode on the hood of her vehicle after a party in August 2013.

When Laforge stopped suddenly, 49-year-old Troy Charlton was thrown to the ground and killed. 

Laforge has also been handed a three-year driving ban.


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