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Saturday, July 24, 2010

16-Year-Old Killed in Texting-While-Driving Accident wltx.com | Columbia, SC News, Weather and Sports |

"A text on a phone took the life of a 16-year-old girl. That's the message a father wants to share as his part of our "Great Hang Up" campaign. Amos Johnson from Asheville says he is now fighting the "it can't happen to me" mentality. He wants teens to know, it can happen to them because it happened to his daughter."

16-Year-Old Killed in Texting-While-Driving Accident wltx.com | Columbia, SC News, Weather and Sports |:



"'Ashley, my daughter, died because she received a text and retrieved it. She took her eye of the road for a second, that's all it took,' explains Johnson. The photos that show what is left of his daughter's car are hard to look at, but help tell the story of what can happen when drivers are distracted."

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