A Blessington man has pleaded guilty to killing Adrian Tudor in a crash on Wellington Street last year.
Dylan Leo Victor Lee appeared before Magistrate Simon Brown on Tuesday.
The 22-year-old pleaded guilty to causing grievous bodily harm to his passenger, Ashton James Whittingham, and the manslaughter of Mr Tudor in the crash.
Lee drove a Ford Falcon sedan dangerously through Launceston in the early hours of September 7 last year, causing the crash that claimed Mr Tudor's life.
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Mr Tudor was driving home from a night shift at Coles about 2am when his Hyundai station wagon was hit by the Ford sedan at the intersection of Wellington and Frederick streets.
The Trevallyn man and Mr Whittingham were taken to hospital by Ambulance Tasmania, but Mr Tudor died a short time later.
Tributes flowed in the hours and days after the death of the much-loved father and cricketer.
The killer has also been charged with being the driver involved in crash and failing to stop, drive whilst disqualified, fail to wear seatbelt, use a vehicle in contravention of vehicle standards - requirement for brakes on motor vehicle, and use a vehicle in contravention of vehicle standards - tyre tread requirements.
The charges are all related to the fatal crash.
Lee did not enter pleas to the other five charges and they were all adjourned to a later date.
Magistrate Brown bailed the killer and committed him to the Launceston Supreme Court for sentencing. He will appear next on June 11.