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Man sentenced in fatal Saskatoon stolen truck crash

Reece Terrance Fiddler was sentenced to four years in prison for evading Saskatoon police in a stolen truck. File / Global News

A Saskatoon man has been sentenced to four years in prison after being charged in a fatal crash involving a stolen truck.

Reece Terrance Fiddler, 21, was convicted Friday of evading police, along several other charges.

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He was also given a five-year driving ban.

Fiddler was behind the wheel of the stolen truck when it crashed into a fence by Bethlehem Catholic High School on Oct. 23, 2016.

Jordan Lafond, 21, who was a passenger in the truck, was seriously injured and later died in hospital.

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Saskatoon police said four firearms and ammunition were found in the stolen truck.

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Fiddler had initially been charged with evading police causing death. The charge was later downgraded to evading police.

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