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Duck-crash driver Emma Czornobaj punishment sparks heated debate

Emma Czornobaj is awaiting sentencing on two criminal negligence causing death charges connected to a 2010 crash. She insists that she made a mistake and doesn't belong in prison. Others believe she should face a stiff penalty for triggering events that led to the fatal crash. What do you think?

What's an appropriate punishment for duck-dodging driver whose actions caused fatal crash?

Emma Czornobaj says her decision to stop her car on the highway to avoid hitting a group of ducks was "instinct" but a "mistake." (CBC)

Emma Czornobaj was convicted of two counts of dangerous driving causing death after she stopped her car on the highway to avoid a group of ducks, an action that led to a motorcycle crashing into her car, killing two people.

Her sentencing is scheduled to take place in August, but a debate is raging over what would be an appropriate punishment for her actions.

In an exclusive interview with CBC, Czornobaj said she's sorry, but doesn't think she belongs in prison.

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