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New Prague woman was texting and driving when she killed pedestrian

 


A New Prague woman faces criminal charges because her texting while driving caused her to hit and kill a 79-year-old man collecting his morning newspaper by the roadside last fall.

Susan Ann Russo, 47, was charged Monday with reckless driving, a gross misdemeanor, and misuse of a wireless communication device, a misdemeanor. The first is punishable by up to one year in prison and a $3,000 fine, the latter by three months and a $1,000 fine.

http://www.startribune.com/charges-new-prague-woman-was-texting-and-driving-when-she-killed-pedestrian/372025641/

 

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