Hit-and-run sentence

Paula Barnes from Baydon, Wiltshire, who fled to Holland after killing a primary school teacher in a road crash has been jailed for more than 8 years

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Photo of hit-and-run victim Diane Wright and family

Diana Wright (second from right) with her husband and daughters Credit: Family photograph

Diane Wright, a primary school teacher, was killed in September 2010 after her car collided with that of Paula Barnes. Barnes was drink driving erratically on the wrong side of the road. Today she was sentenced to 8 years 5 months in prison after admitting causing death by dangerous driving.

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