- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 16, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) - A Canadian truck driver convicted of failure to stop at the scene of a western Pennsylvania accident in which a pedestrian was struck by three vehicles and killed has been sentenced to six months of house arrest.

An Allegheny County judge also ordered 62-year-old Brian Jamieson of Niagara Falls, Ontario to spend a year on probation.

Authorities said 53-year-old Judith Kollar of West Mifflin was hit by a vehicle in December 2012 and knocked into the path of Jamieson’s freight truck, then struck by a third vehicle.

Relatives of the victim spoke about their loss but said they never wanted jail time for the defendant. Defense attorney Chris Capozzi said his client didn’t cause the accident, has been out of work ever since and will now be a convicted felon.


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