Darlington man sentenced for causing Philip Plew's death

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  • Good morning, we will be bringing you live updates from Teesside Crown Court of the sentencing of Luke Ford.
  • The 20-year-old pleaded guilty to killing Philip Plews when the white Transit van crashed on Carmel Road South two years ago.
  • He lost control of the van near the Elm Ridge Methodist Church at around 7.30pm on February 5, 2022.
  • Hundreds of well-wishers lined the street outside St Augustine’s Church as friends and family turned out for the funeral of the 17-year-old.

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