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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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Sentencing for man who killed Bristol tandem couple

Ross and Clare Simons died after their tandem bike was hit by a car in Hanham Credit: Family

A disqualified driver from Bristol who admitted causing the deaths of a married couple on their tandem bike will be sentenced today.

Ross and Claire Simons were riding along Lower Hanham Road in January when they were hit by a car driven by 38-year-old Nicholas Lovell from Oldland Common. Lovell's partner Louise Cox will also be sentenced for perverting the course of justice.

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