Texas Authorities Charge Louisiana Woman With Negligent Homicide in 2016 Crash
John Curiel9 months ago
Louisiana native, Brenda Lea Kenner, 61, has been charged with negligent homicide in a 2016 Texas crash that killed four members of a Kentucky family.
Information About Fatal Texas Crash
According to The Panola Watchman, Kenner struck the family’s van from behind travelling on Texas Hwy 315 in Panola County. The impact sent the van into oncoming traffic, striking a truck-tractor.
A father and his three sons were among the four killed. Three others in the van, including the mother, daughter, and additional passenger survived their injuries.
The truck-tractor driver sustained minor injuries after crashing into a utility pole.
Authorities Say Distracted Driving Caused Crash
Texas District Attorney Danny Buck Davidson accused Kenner of not paying attention before the crash. Kenner was arrested and charged on January 7th with four counts of negligent homicide. She was later released from the Panola County Detention Center on bond.
To reduce the chance of distracted driving related crashes, avoid:
Staring at crash scenes
Eating and drinking
Using mobile phones
Reaching for fallen objects
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