A Queensland man whose dangerous driving in a truck caused the death of a young couple stopped at roadworks near Dubbo in 2018 has been jailed for at least five years and four months.
Robert Crockford, 52, was sentenced to a 9.5 year aggregate term of imprisonment and will be eligible for release to parole on January 1, 2025.
Nineteen-year-old Hannah Ferguson of Gulargambone and boyfriend Reagen Skinner, 21, were killed in the seven-vehicle crash on the Newell Highway in January 2018.
The sentence was handed down in Dubbo District Court by Judge Nanette Williams on Thursday afternoon.
The families of Hannah Ferguson and Reagen Skinner were present at the court to hear the sentence.
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