Trucker Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter, Streamed Porn While Driving

3:03 PM, May 26, 2010   |    comments
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Batavia, NY -- An Ohio truck driver has pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter in a case authorities blame on distracted driving. Authorities say the rig driven by Thomas Wallace hit the rear of a disabled car on a New York State highway while his laptop computer was streaming pornography.

The December crash killed Julie Stratton, whose car was disabled in the passing lane after she hit a deer. Authorities say Wallace also had little sleep before the crash. He faces from five to 15 years in prison when sentenced in September.

Associated Press

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