Ken Grant guilty of causing fatal hit-and-run crash at Bolwarra

By Sam Rigney
Updated November 26 2021 - 9:04am, first published 5:00am
Kenneth Wayne Grant leaving Newcastle courthouse during his judge-alone trial.

KENNETH Wayne Grant, the father of former NSW Police Minister Troy Grant, has been found guilty of causing a fatal hit-and-run and leading police on a pursuit while twice the legal limit, with a judge rejecting claims he was sleepwalking at the time of the crash.



Sam Rigney

Court Reporter

Sam began his Newcastle Herald career as a night police reporter in 2011. He is an experienced court reporter who has won two national court reporting awards, including the Kennedy Award for Outstanding Court Reporting for his coverage of the Hunter's worst serial rapist. Before working at the Herald, Sam was a sports journalist with the Maitland Mercury where he won awards for his coverage of the Newcastle Rugby League salary cap scandal. Sam is a Novocastrian born-and-bred.

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