Alberta man granted parole in case of 2012 drunk driving crash
An Alberta man has been granted full parole in a drunk driving case that resulted in the death of a 17-year-old. Last year, [the accused] a 24-year-old had pleaded guilty to impaired driving following the December 2012 crash. Police said at the time the Victim’s vehicle collided with a pickup truck driving the wrong way down Highway 22 near Cochrane. [The accused] blood alcohol level was twice the legal limit. [The accused] has been sentenced to two years and eight months behind bars. He served almost six months before he was granted day parole, which allowed him to take day trips away from the jail or spend time in the community.