Marchbank sentenced to two years less a day

Head on collision in 2009 leads to death of 19-year-old driver

  • Feb. 28, 2012 5:00 p.m.

Arnett Roderick Marchbank, the driver accused of dangerous driving causing the death of 19-year-old Jamie Jackson in January 2009 has been sentenced to two years less a day in jail in B.C. Supreme Court by Justice Keith Bracken . Marchbank, a 53-year-old Sooke resident, will have a five year driving prohibition and is ordered to submit a DNA sample.

A head-on collision took the life of Jackson on Happy Valley Road.

Marchbank was passing on a curve with a solid-yellow line on a day when the road conditions were described as good.