Daniel Tschetter, convicted of killing five people when he smashed his cement truck into the back of a car in Calgary, has been granted day parole. Daniel Tschetter, who is 55, was behind the wheel of the truck in December 2007 when it slammed into a vehicle stopped at a red light.Sixteen-month-old Zachary Morrison, his mother, Melaina Hovdebo, 33; Chris Gautreau, 41; and Gautreau's two daughters, Alexia, 9, and Kiarra, 6, were killed in the crash. Tschetter was given a 5 1/2-year sentence for manslaughter.National Parole Board spokeswoman Cory Black says he was denied full parole, but he will be allowed to live at a halfway house on day parole. She said the board imposed a number of conditions on his release, including that he not drive, drink alcohol or contact the families of his victims.DRUMHELLER, Alta. -
Tschetter is eligible to apply again for full release in June of next year.
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