Report: Driver sentenced in crash that killed elderly twin sisters in Barre

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The Barre man who admitted to causing the crash that killed elderly twin sisters last February in Barre will spend a minimum of eight years in prison, according to a report by the Times Argus.

Shaun Duprey, 32, changed his plea to guilty in October to felony counts of gross negligent operation with death resulting.

He was sentenced Friday to 8 – 24 years in prison. The sentence includes felony counts of selling cocaine and heroin.

Teresa White and Verna Cote, 80, died as a result of the February 22 crash.

Police say Duprey was driving with a suspended license when he sped through a red light at the intersection of Route 62 and Berlin Street.

He told police the brakes didn’t work on his truck.

According to the Times Argus, loved ones of White and Cote addressed the court at Friday’s hearing.

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