Teen Accused of Using Cell Phone While Driving Not Guilty of Manslaughter in Fatal Crash

Woman convicted of negligent driving, disobeying stop sign

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2011  |  Updated 6:27 PM EDT
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No Manslaughter in Alleged Cell-Phone-While-Driving Fatal

A man died and two women were injured in the May 2010 crash in Upper Marlboro, Md.

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A teen accused of using her cell phone while driving was found not guilty of manslaughter in Prince George’s County Wednesday.

Brittany Sadosky, 19, was on her cell phone when she crashed into a car driven by 52-year-old Douglas Callahan in Upper Marlboro, Md., in May 2010, prosecutors said. Callahan died.

His wife, who suffered serious injuries in the crash, said she was disappointed with the verdict.

Sadosky was found guilty of negligent driving and disobeying a stop sign. She received a point on her driving record and must pay a $500 fine.

She also suffered critical injuries in the crash.

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