Motorist, 23, who killed 'beautiful' A-level grammar school pupil, 18, the day before her final exam faces jail after admitting dangerous driving

Mail Online | 5/30/2018 | Darren Boyle for MailOnline
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A man has pleaded guilty to causing death by dangerous driving today after killing an 18-year-old student - just 400m from her front door.

Kieran McGowan, 23, was told he is facing a prison sentence after admitting the charge over the death of 'beautiful' Kate Whalley.

Ms - Whalley - Head - Injuries - Ford

Ms Whalley suffered unsurvivable head injuries after being hit by a black Ford Fiesta ST driven by McGowan, Leeds Crown Court heard.

The incident happened on a blind bend on the A660 in Pool-in-Wharfedale, West Yorkshire at about 4.40pm on June 22 last year.

Ms - Whalley - Exam - Harrogate - Grammar

Ms Whalley had just sat her penultimate A-level exam at Harrogate Grammar School and was about to sit the last one the next day.

Despite her injuries she was kept alive for around 30 hours at Leeds General Infirmary to allow doctors time to organise recipients for her nine organs - saving a handful of lives.

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Speaking at the time, her father Michael...
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