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The Foreigner Norway hit-and-run motorist charged following boy’s death. The woman accused of the hit and run of Olav Hovda has been charged with driving while under the influence of drugs. 12-year-old Olav Hovda died from injuries sustained during the incident in Rogaland County’s Klepp, in January this year. He was out on roller skis together with his father when the car the struck him from behind. The boy was thrown into the air, before landing off the roadway.

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Norway hit-and-run motorist charged following boy’s death

Published on Saturday, 21st December, 2013 at 12:31 under the news category, by Lyndsey Smith   .

The woman accused of the hit and run of Olav Hovda has been charged with driving while under the influence of drugs.



12-year-old Olav Hovda died from injuries sustained during the incident in Rogaland County’s Klepp, in January this year.

He was out on roller skis together with his father when the car the struck him from behind. The boy was thrown into the air, before landing off the roadway.

Two people were arrested and questioned following the police manhunt.

The then 42-year-old female admitted to being the driver ten days later. She told police at the time it had been an accident.

She has also been charged with causing death by negligent driving, negligent driving causing injury, and failing to stop after being involved in an accident. The charge for leaving a person in a helpless condition has been set aside

“She acknowledges guilt for all counts and is relieved that the charges are now prepared. It has been a difficult time for her and she truly thinks about the family of this boy,” the 43-year-old’s defence lawyer, Inger Marie Sunde, told regional paper Stavanger Aftenblad.

“The family is pleased that the case has now come before court for proceedings, and that the Court will discuss and review the matter. The family does not want to comment beyond this,” reads the short statement, undersigned by their lawyer Øystein Hus.



Published on Saturday, 21st December, 2013 at 12:31 under the news category, by Lyndsey Smith   .

This post has the following tags: norwaydeath, caraccident, childkilled.





  
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