A teenage boy has been sentenced to five years behind bars over a horrific high-speed crash which killed pregnant Hobart mother Sarah Paino.
The 16-year-old was sentenced in the Supreme Court on Tuesday after pleading guilty to manslaughter in May this year.
The teen, who was 15 at the time, was driving a stolen car and had allegedly run a red light when he ploughed into Ms Paino’s vehicle in January.
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She had just dropped her partner off to work at a a Hobart bakery around 1.00am when she was struck and killed.
Incredibly, her two-year-old son escaped unharmed.
Ms Paino was 32-weeks-pregnant at the time of the crash and doctors miraculously managed to deliver her unborn baby via emergency caesarean section.
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The teenager will be eligible for parole in just two and a half years.