Teen Jailed For Texting While Driving

Posted by | June 7, 2012 13:12 | Filed under: Top Stories

Aaron Deveau, 18, of Massachusetts, was sentenced to two years in prison and a 15-year license suspension for texting while driving, leading to a fatal crash.

Prosecutors said Deveau, who pleaded not guilty, was texting on Feb. 20, 2011, when his vehicle swerved across the center line of a Haverhill, Mass., street and crashed head on into Daniel Bowley’s truck, killing the 55-year-old New Hampshire father of three…

Before imposing the maximum sentence on Deveau, District Court Judge Stephen Abany said he was sending a message of deterrence to Massachusetts drivers.

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