Light’ says sorry to her fam­ily

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slammed on the brakes did you hit some­one with your car,” and he replied: “Me­gan Scott.”

Kennedy said he got out of his car and then di­alled 999.

He de­nies caus­ing Me­gan’s death by dan­ger­ous driv­ing, but has of­fered to plead guilty to the lesser charge of care­less driv­ing.

Former rail track main­te­nance worker Kennedy, who has been di­ag­nosed with post-trau­matic stress disor­der and de­pres­sion, told the jury: “It’s the only thing I think about.”

The court was told that Kennedy has not driven since May 2018.

Kennedy was asked how he felt about Me­gan’s death and said: “I never knew her but I just think about her ev­ery sin­gle day and how sorry I am.

“I just want to say sorry to her fam­ily. I know they’ll never for­give me, but I just want to say sorry to them. I’ll never stop be­ing sorry.”

The trial con­tin­ues.

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