Thu. Jun 30th, 2022

Marystown Man Jailed For Fatal Crash Near Rushoon

A 21-year-old Marystown man has been sentenced to almost two years in jail for impaired driving causing death.

William Picco was sentenced Wednesday in Grand Bank Provincial Court in connection with a crash near Rushoon almost one year ago.

It happened shortly after 5 am on July 23rd, 2021.

Picco was treated in hospital for his injuries but his 21-year-old male passenger died at the scene.

Picco pleaded guilty and was sentenced to two years less a day.

Once released, he will be on probation for three years and prohibited from driving for four years.

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