A Canadian truck driver convicted of failure to stop at the scene of a western Pennsylvania accident in which a pedestrian was struck by three vehicles and killed has been sentenced to six months of house arrest.
An Allegheny County judge also ordered 62-year-old Brian Jamieson of Niagara Falls, Ontario to spend a year on probation.
Authorities said 53-year-old Judith Kollar of West Mifflin was hit by a vehicle in December 2012 and knocked into the path of Jamieson's freight truck, then struck by a third vehicle.
Relatives of the victim spoke about their loss but said they never wanted jail time for the defendant.
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Defense attorney Chris Capozzi said his client didn't cause the accident, has been out of work ever since and will now be a convicted felon.