Biker gets nine years for killing pensioner Harry Bent

A motorcyclist who got on his powerful BMW bike after smoking cannabis and killed a pensioner when he hit him at twice the speed limit has been jailed for nine years. Harry Bent, 87, was knocked down while he was crossing the road with his niece on Acre Lane, Brixton, on 24 April 2022. Motorcyclist Danny Barnes, 51, was riding the BMW sports motorbike at around 40mph in a 20mph zone. Mr Bent and his niece had nearly finished crossing…

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