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Jaiden (bottom left) approches with mum Yasmin Dougan and sister Mayah...<br />
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Chilling footage of Jaiden Mangan(3) approaching the pedestrian crossing where he was killed by a Sainsbury's lorry in Wareham, Dorset, last year.<br />
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A lorry driver who sarcastically clapped a motorist moments before he knocked down and killed a young boy on a pedestrian crossing was today cleared of causing death by dangerous driving.<br />
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Dean Phoenix admitted he made a mistake by failing to see a red light at the crossing to allow three-year-old Jaiden Mangan and his family walk across.<br />
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Phoenix, 44, pulled away without seeing them and collided with Jaiden, who suffered fatal chest and abdominal injuries.<br />
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A court heard that the Phoenix had been distracted at the time because he was 'sarcastically clapping' another motorist just as he drove off.