Billy Lane jailed for six years over bike death

"Biker Build-Off" star loses driving licence for life after causing death of motorcyclist

A WORLD FAMOUS custom motorcycle builder has been sentenced to six years in prison and three years probation for causing the death of a biker in a road crash.

Billy Lane, who has appeared on the Discovery Channel's "Biker Build-Off" also had his driver's licence suspended for life, after he crashed into motorcyclist Jerry Morelock while overtaking on the wrong side of the road. Police say Lane's blood-alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit at the time of the crash, which took place in 2006.

The judge also ordered that Lane undergo random drug and alcohol testing upon his release from prison.