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Drug driving woman, 45, crashed into tree killing 11-year-old passenger is jailed for two years  

  • Woman high on ice and cannabis and drove into tree killing boy sentenced
  • Michelle Curry, 45, will spend at least two years in prison over the death 
  • Logan Woodyard, 11, suffered horrific head injuries in crash near Bilpin NSW
  • Curry claims she saw a face in a tree trunk which distracted her from driving  

A woman who crashed her car in the Blue Mountains outside of Sydney killing an 11-year-old passenger will spend at least two years in prison.

Michelle Curry, 45, was fatigued and high on ice and cannabis when she got behind the wheel of her boyfriend’s Holden Commodore on November 27 2016.

She lost control of the vehicle on The Bells Line Road at Bilpin where she crossed onto the other side of the road and collided with a tree.

Michelle Curry, 45, was fatigued and high on ice and cannabis when she got behind the wheel of her boyfriend’s Holden Commodore on November 27 2016

The driver told police investigating the crash that she has seen a face in a tree trunk which distracted her and led to the crash

The driver told police investigating the crash that she has seen a face in a tree trunk which distracted her and led to the crash

Curry was seriously injured, her boyfriend Craig Woodyatt was injured, and his son Logan suffered devastating head trauma.

The young boy spent three days in intensive car before dying from his injuries.

The driver told police investigating the crash that she has seen a face in a tree trunk which distracted her and led to the crash.

Acting Judge Madgwick remarked during sentencing that, ‘no amount of punishment could heal the family’s suffering.’

When the judged asked what she thought of her actions, Curry replied, ‘disgusted.’

Curry faced 11 charges for drug and driving offences and will be eligible for parole in April 2020.

Logan Woodyard, 11 , died three days after the crash in the Blue Mountains

Logan Woodyard, 11 , died three days after the crash in the Blue Mountains

Currey was seriously injured, her boyfriend Craig Woodyatt was injured, and his son Logan suffered devastating head trauma

Currey was seriously injured, her boyfriend Craig Woodyatt was injured, and his son Logan suffered devastating head trauma

Curry faced 11 charges for drug and driving offences and will be eligible for parole in April 2020

Curry faced 11 charges for drug and driving offences and will be eligible for parole in April 2020

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