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The man accused of killing a father and two children in a car accident in June pleaded guilty yesterday in Lismore Local Court.

Malcolm Joseph Harris, 36, appearing video link, pleaded guilty to a range of charges including dangerous driving occasioning death.

He remains in custody and will be committed for sentencing in the Lismore District Court on February 10.

Shaun Zagar, 28, his son Kaleb, 6, and daughter Zara, 5, were sitting in his parked car by the side of the road, near the school bus stop at the intersection with McDonalds Bridge Road, Dyraaba, when the incident occurred at around 8.15am on June 4.

They were killed when Harris’s car allegedly veered to the wrong side of the narrow country road and ploughed into their vehicle.

The force of the accident pushed both cars off the road into an adjacent paddock.

 


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