Teenager Sentenced for Deadly Texting and Driving Crash
Elk River, MN (Learfield Wire Services) -- A 17-year-old girl will has been sentenced to four years on probation and community service work for causing a double-fatal accident last summer.
Carlee Bollig of Little Falls was texting when she ran a red light and slammed into another vehicle, causing the deaths of 54-year-old Charles Maurer and his 10-year-old daughter, Cassy. Bollig pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal-vehicular homicide last month.
A person who was riding with Bollig told investigators she pleaded with her on multiple occasions to stop texting while she was driving.