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HIROSHIMA (Kyodo) A 20-year-old convenience store clerk was sentenced to 11 years in prison Wednesday for vehicular homicide that claimed the lives of three people in Hiroshima Prefecture.

Presiding Judge Hiromichi Iwakura handed down the ruling to Masato Koyama at the Hiroshima District Court, saying: “The defendant’s driving was very reckless and extremely dangerous. I have no choice but to say (the driving) was vicious.”

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