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Man to be sentenced today over hit-and-run death of toddler

Ciaran Lane and Venessa Siatka
Ciaran Lane and Venessa Siatka

A man who admitted dangerous driving which caused the death of a two-year-old girl in the Phoenix Park, last year, will be sentenced today.

Ciaran Lane, of Ashington Avenue, Cabra, Dublin pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to dangerous driving causing the death of 23-month-old Vanessa Siatka at Ratra Triangle, Phoenix Park on April 6, 2015.

Venessa Siatka, who was 23 months old died in the early hours of the following morning at Temple Street Hospital.

On September 30th last, Ciaran Lane (24), of of Ashington Avenue, Cabra, was charged with dangerous driving causing her death.

The full details will be heard in court today