Text Messaging while driving- Fatal Crash

A California women has been sentenced to 6 yrs in prison for texting while causing a fatal crash.
“A woman who crashed into a line of stopped vehicles while text-messaging on her cell phone has been sentenced to six years in a California prison for killing a woman in one of the vehicles.

The women was sentenced Friday by a judge in Redding, Calif.

Investigators said Deborah Matis-Engle was speeding and text messaging when she slammed into the vehicles stopped at a construction zone in August 2007.

Shasta County prosecutor Stephanie Bridgett said the 49-year-old woman had paid several bills by cell phone in the moments before the crash.

She was in the middle of one of those transactions when she struck a vehicle that burst into flames, killing 46-year-old Petra Winn…” Calif women gets 6 years for fatal auto accident while texting

As more people are texting while driving, we are concerned that may cause more car accidents. If you are driving avoid texting on your cell phone.

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