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Death crash driver is given jail sentence

A DRIVER responsible for ploughing head-on into another car and killing the driver outside Worcester Warriors Sixways stadium has been jailed for two and a half years.

John Shaw, of Headless Cross, Redditch, was handed the sentence after the court heard how the victim, David Smith, was set to get engaged that same weekend.

The 61-year-old was driving a high performance Jaguar from a promotional event at Sixways when he crashed into a Volkswagen Golf about 2.15pm on October 12, 2013.

David Smith, who was behind the wheel of the Volkswagen on Pershore Lane, was a 59-year-old rugby referee on his way to ...