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Lucia Porter's mother speaks following Bridgewater sentencing

The family of an Onchan schoolgirl who was killed in a car crash in March say they have been left to endure a "life sentence".

18-year-old Peel man Craig Bridgewater was yesterday sentenced to three years in prison for causing death by dangerous driving. 
He was driving a Ford Fiesta on March 8th which crashed on the Switchback Road killing Lucia Porter. 
Her mother Julie says the family takes no pleasure from the sentencing: 
Lucia, who was one of eight people in the vehicle, was thrown from the car as it lost control and rolled into a field - the car came to rest on top of her trapping her underneath. 
The court heard how Bridgwater, who had no driving licence or insurance, was "deeply sorry for his actions" - his advocate described it as an immature and impulsive act of youth which led to disastrous consequences for two families. 
Julie says she would do anything to turn back time: 

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