Woman who crashed truck into Sushi Cafe handed two-year driving ban, fine

A Yellowknife woman who crashed a truck into the front of Sushi Cafe last summer, causing significant damage to the Franklin Avenue restaurant, has been ordered to pay a fine and stay off roads for the next two years. Kimberly Ongahak, 36, dabbed her eyes with a tissue before apologizing to the restaurant owners in...
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