Dump truck driver sentenced in wreck that killed 2 siblings

The crash killed 10-year-old Stephen Young, and his 16-year-old sister, Abby Young
Papillion Crash

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — The driver of a dump truck that killed two siblings from Millard has been sentenced to prison.

Thirty-nine-year-old Jesse Knight, of Papillion, was sentenced Tuesday to four years and three months in prison in the August 2019 collision.

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Authorities said Knight was driving a dump truck that slammed into a minivan that was stopped at a light. The crash killed 10-year-old Stephen Young, and his 16-year-old sister, Abby Young.

The children’s mother, two siblings and three people in different vehicles were injured.

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Knight was found guilty in November on two counts of felony motor vehicle homicide and two counts of reckless driving.

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