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Former premier's son gets three years in prison

Tobin guilty of impaired driving that killed friend

Jack Tobin, son of former Newfoundland and Labrador premier Brian Tobin, has been sentenced to three years in prison and won’t be allowed to drive for seven years, reports CBC News.

Tobin pleaded guilty to the impaired driving that killed 24-year-old Alex Zolpis, who was pinned under a truck in an Ottawa parking garage on Christmas Eve. The friends had been drinking in the Byward Market before they arrived at the garage, where Tobin performed stunts in the truck.

The court heard that Tobin had three prior driving suspensions that followed multiple infractions.

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