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Lisa Trewren Jailed for Killing Man while Driving Drunk & Disqualified

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A woman from Murray Bridge who fatally struck a man with her car in Totness in the Adelaide Hills while driving drunk and disqualified, has been sentenced to prison.

Lisa Maria Trewren, 39, has faced the District Court for sentencing over the death of David Hoy, 31, on 20 December 2021 after she veered into a guard rail on Mount Barker Road and hit Hoy while he was walking and collecting cans on the side of the road.

Judge Paul Muscat said it was “totally unacceptable” she had decided to drive as she was at least three times over the blood alcohol limit and had been disqualified from driving for 12 months for drink driving just two months prior.

The court heard Trewen tried to stop her passenger from calling the police to report the incident and was prepared to leave the victim on the road to die.

Judge Paul Muscat jailed Trewren for eight years, which, because of her early plea, was reduced to six years with a non-parole period of four years, nine months and 18 days.

Trewren has also been banned from driving for 15 years.

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