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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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Tandem deaths: man due in court

Ross and Claire Simmons were knocked off their tandem on this road in Hanham. Credit: ITV News West Country

A man will appear in court today in connection with the deaths of two cyclists in Hanham near Bristol three months ago.

Nicholas Lovell has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving. Husband and wife Ross and Claire Simmons died when their tandem bike was hit by a car.

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