Granny-killer trucker jailed

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A SPEED­ING Pol­ish lorry driver who killed a great­grand­mother has been con­victed over the crash.

Jaroslaw Mieczan, 44, wept in court as he was jailed for two and a half years for the smash on the A689 in Novem­ber.

Mau­reen Smith, 86, of Bramp­ton, Cumbria, died of “cat­a­strophic in­juries”, Carlisle crown court heard.

Mieczan, who de­nied caus­ing death by dan­ger­ous driv­ing, was do­ing 54mph when he swerved to avoid a Ford Fi­esta and hit Mrs Smith’s Fiat Panda.

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