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Wife of man killed in U.S. 131 crash outraged over charges against alleged at-fault driver

There are 3 comments on the MLive.com story from Mar 19, 2014, titled Wife of man killed in U.S. 131 crash outraged over charges against alleged at-fault driver. In it, MLive.com reports that:

The wife of one of two men killed in a September crash on U.S. 131 is outraged that the man who police say caused the crash is charged with a misdemeanor that carries a maximum of only one year in jail.

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Since: Oct 12

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#1 Mar 20, 2014
Sound's like either the legal system or the Michigan State Police dropped the ball in this incident....very sad for these families.....
Bob

Big Rapids, MI

#2 Mar 21, 2014
Go Blue Forever wrote:
Sound's like either the legal system or the Michigan State Police dropped the ball in this incident....very sad for these families.....
MSP may very well have screwed the pooch when it came to this case, but you have to ask yourself why we never see these reduced charges being brought against others who cause all of these multiple car/truck/semi accidents.

Perhaps if they did, people would slow down on icy roads or when viability is reduced to near zero by blowing snow. Those accidents are caused by people doing the exact same thing this is guy is being charged with, but they all walk or are carted away without the courts getting involved.

It might even be time that average drivers be treated the same way that driver's in mass transit accidents are treated. A mandatory blood test could have resolved this......

Or is it too liberal a thought that drivers have some sort of responsibility?

Since: Oct 12

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#3 Mar 21, 2014
We both know that all drivers bear responsibility, but i think mandatory blood tests for every accident is a bit extreme, and costly....in fatal accidents, perhap's an exception could be accomadated?....

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