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Sentencing for tandem deaths

Nicholas Lovell, who admitted two counts of causing death by dangerous driving, has been sentenced to 10.5 years.

Ross and Clare Simons were killed when they were knocked off their tandem bicycle in a hit-and-run in Hanham near Bristol in January.

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Lovell pleads guilty to killing tandem bike couple

Nicholas Lovell pleaded guilty to death by dangerous driving. Credit: Elizabeth Cook/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Nicholas Lovell has pleaded guilty to the death by dangerous driving of husband and wife Ross and Clare Simons who were killed when they were knocked off their tandem bicycle in a hit and run in Hanham near Bristol in January.

His partner Louise Cox has pleaded guilty to perverting the course of justice.

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