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Wicklow man must stand trial for road death, judge rules

A Wicklow man is to stand trial for dangerous driving causing death after he knocked down and killed a former intercounty hurler.

20th February, 2010

A Wicklow man is to stand trial for dangerous driving causing death after he knocked down and killed a former intercounty hurler.

AnthonyLeahy,35,of Vartry Heights, Roundwood, asked the High Court to stop his trial on a charge of killing George Johnson, 41. Leahy claimed that the destruction of evidence meant his trial could not be fair.

Johnson died after being hit by Leahy’s car in Roundwood at around 9.30pm on November 4, 2007. Leahy’s girlfriend,...

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