A man has been jailed for the death of a woman by dangerous driving in Northumberland.
David Paul Robinson, 26, of Woodhead Road, Prudhoe, pleaded guilty for causing death by dangerous driving; causing death whilst uninsured; dangerous driving; failing to stop; and failing to report an accident.
He was sentenced to five years at Newcastle Crown Court.
65-year-old Kathleen Heslop, died when she was hit by Robinson's car as she crossed a road with her dog in Prudhoe on Saturday, July 13.
She was pronounced dead at the scene. Her dog was also killed in the incident.
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