Vancouver Island impaired driver gets 6 years in jail for fatal hit and run in Parksville

A Vancouver Island man who pleaded guilty to driving while impaired and killing one person in a hit-and-run collision has been sentenced.

In February, Ryan John Grob, 36, pleaded guilty to impaired driving causing death for fatally striking 32-year-old Spencer Alexander Moore with his truck on a Parksville street in Aug. 2019 and driving away .

On Friday, in Nanaimo provincial court, Grob received a six-year jail sentence followed by an eight-year driving prohibition.

In the sentencing, Justice Karen Whonnock detailed the circumstances of the hit-and-run death of Moore and had harsh words about Grob’s efforts to cover up his responsibility for the crime.

Between Aug. 23 and 24, 2019, Grob

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