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Brodie Gibbard was ‘hooning’ moments before hitting and killing teenage girl in Esperance, court hears



A young motorist was “hooning” and driving at “huge speed” moments before he lost control of his vehicle and hit and killed a teenage girl outside a birthday party near Esperance on WA’s south coast, the Supreme Court has been told.

Brodie Lee Gibbard then left the scene, leaving 16-year-old Kaitlyn Scott critically injured on the side of the road to be helped by her friends.

Ms Scott died later in hospital from multiple injuries.

Gibbard did not go to police until 7 hours later, after he was convinced by a member of the public…

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