Israel Jack case: Man sentenced

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A Rotorua man has been sentenced to six months' home detention for failing to check for any injuries after he hit Israel Jack with his car.

Hapeta Kane Hori Manley, 29, appeared in the Rotorua District Court yesterday before Judge James Weir for one count of driving while forbidden and being the driver of a vehicle involved in an accident, where a person was killed, failed to stop and ascertain whether anyone had been injured.

He also received a $1000 fine and was disqualified from driving for 18 months.

Mr Jack, 20, was found dead on Te Ngae Rd after a second vehicle struck him on August 18 last year.

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