Sherwood Park man sentenced to 5 years for 2022 impaired driving crash that killed Edmonton couple

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Posted May 27, 2024 11:45 am

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A Sherwood Park man who pleaded blameworthy to impaired driving causing death successful an August 2022 collision that near an Edmonton mates dormant was sentenced Monday to 5 years down bars.

Taylor Yaremchuk pleaded blameworthy successful September 2023 to 2 counts of impaired driving causing decease for his domiciled in an Aug. 14, 2022 collision that killed Jim Macdonald, 68, and Annie Macdonald, 63.

Court antecedently heard that Yaremchuk admitted to drinking intoxicant astatine nan Belvedere Golf and Country Club connected nan greeting of Aug. 14, 2022, and past leaving successful his vehicle. Around noon, Yaremchuk crossed nan centre statement of Highway 628 and collided head-on pinch nan motorcycle nan Macdonalds were riding. The motorcycle caught occurrence and Jim and Annie died astatine nan scene.

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Yaremchuk learned his destiny successful an Edmonton courtroom connected Monday morning.

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The Sherwood Park man has already served 57 days of his sentence. He was besides handed a seven-year driving prohibition.

The Crown had sought a five-year condemnation for Yaremchuk. The defence was seeking a condemnation of 3 to 5 years.

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