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Teenagers to get safety message from widow of man killed by dangerous driver

Roy Toogood MBE Credit: ITV News

The widow of a pensioner killed by a dangerous driver will speak with teenagers on Tyneside about the dangers on the roads.

Dorothy Toogood's husband Roy was knocked down and killed in 2013.

Daniel Brownlee, who was 19 at the time, pleaded guilty to dangerous driving.

Daniel Brownlee Credit: Northumbria Police

Today students at Walbottle Campus, in Newcastle, will hear first hand from Dorothy about the impact the tragedy has had on her family.

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