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Driver who caused death of cyclist jailed for four years

George Alexander Hacker admitted causing death by dangerous driving at Coventry Crown Court. Photo: BPM.

A man has been jailed for four and a half years after causing the death of a dad of two.

George Alexander Hacker admitted causing death by dangerous driving at Coventry Crown Court.

Hacker, 26, had previously been bailed three times while police investigated the fatal collision.

The 26-year-old, of Stowe Drive, Southam, has now been sentenced to four and a half years in prison.

George Harbury pleaded guilty to causing death by dangerous driving and possession of cocaine. Credit: BPM.

George Harbury pleaded guilty to causing death by dangerous driving and possession of cocaine.

He was also disqualified from driving for six years and three months, ordered to take an extended test at the end of his disqualification period and sentenced to three months for the drug offence.

Dad-of-two Simon Worthington was killed after the bike he was on was involved in a crash with a Range Rover Evoque on February 20 2016 in Harbury. Credit: BPM.

Dad-of-two Simon Worthington was killed after the bike he was on was involved in a crash with a Range Rover Evoque on February 20 2016 in Harbury.

Simon, 33, was a data analyst for Barclays Bank, from Leamington, and leaves behind his wife Emma and two young sons.

Paying tribute at the time of his death, Simon’s family said:

“Simon was a data analyst living in Leamington and working for Barclays Bank. He was a keen sportsman and was training for a half iron man triathlon later this year when the collision happened. He leaves behind his wife Emma and two young sons. Simon was a loving husband, father and friend. There are no words to describe how much he will be missed."

– Family Statement.