Drunk driver in fatal 2019 Whitehorse crash to serve 23 months in jail

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A Haines Junction man who was drunk when he crashed his car on Whitehorse’s Hamilton Boulevard in 2019, killing two of his passengers, will spend just under two years in jail.

Yukon territorial court Judge Peter Chisholm handed down a sentence of 30 months’ jail followed by two years’ probation and a six-year-long driving prohibition to 24-year-old Anthony Andre on Thursday afternoon.

However, with credit for time spent in pre-trial custody, Andre will have only 23 months left behind bars. The driving prohibition will also only be in effect for 41 months, or just less than three-and-a-half years, after his release to account for the time he’s already spent under strict

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