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Texting Driver Can Be Convicted of DUI, Manslaughter (access required)

A trial court was not required, after defendant’s DUI conviction, to dismiss defendant’s indictment for vehicular aggravated involuntary manslaughter as a violation of the federal constitutional Double Jeopardy Clause and Va. Code § 19.2-294, and the Court of Appeals affirms defendant’s conviction on the manslaughter charge for driving while text-messaging and driving over his cousin, ...

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