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Old 11-19-08, 01:41 PM   #1
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This one hasn't gotten away yet, texting motorist indicted

for hitting, killing cyclist. The indictment also specified driving under the influence (of prescribed meds).

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la...,1798201.story
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`A grand jury indicted him Nov. 10 on charges of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence and driving under the influence.'

... ultimately, to them, he's not a texting driver, he's a drunk (well, high) driver. Which are occasionally put in jail and have been for a long time.
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`A grand jury indicted him Nov. 10 on charges of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence and driving under the influence.'

... ultimately, to them, he's not a texting driver, he's a drunk (well, high) driver. Which are occasionally put in jail and have been for a long time.
Aye--it would be even better if they expounded a bit about the drugs circumstance as well: they were prescription medicines, but were they prescribed to him or was he taking them illegally? I would bet the latter; this would be a huge step forward if the former.
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