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  • Jerry Sawyer Sep 15, 6:58 p.m.
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    "Serious bodily injury" She killed the little girl. She played Russian roulette with her granddaughter and lost. What a $&@%€£

  • Eric Browning Sep 14, 4:49 p.m.
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    You can tell by her face in her picture that she's upset, heart broken. I can see the negligence charges for seat belts but manslaughter? Really? That's a stretch. The deaths she caused are punishment enough.. :(

  • Crystal Hinson Sep 14, 4:48 p.m.
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    The child died, that is where that charge comes in!

  • Linda Tally Sep 14, 4:16 p.m.
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    The two counts of negligent child abuse are probably the results of the seat belt violations, but involuntary manslaughter? Where does that one come in? I think there's something still unaccounted for in this case.

  • Rod Runner Sep 14, 3:28 p.m.
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    They just started putting seat belts on NC school buses this year.

    Overall, bus riding is safer, because the bus is bigger and can take a hit from a car without as much affect as a car taking a hit. Seat belts will make it even more safe.

  • Ileana Bryan Sep 14, 2:46 p.m.
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    How unfortunate and sad. And just a reminder...school buses have no seat belts and our children ride on them every day; every year. What can we do about that? Are we just as crazy for putting them on the buses?

  • Clarence Drumgoole Sep 14, 1:21 p.m.
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    Seat Belts? Just the other day, I saw a child sitting on a lady lap in a vehicle on the passenger side. Folk just don't think. Another thing, folk riding with their legs propped up in the dash, that air bag come out?

  • Rod Runner Sep 14, 12:07 p.m.
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    How do you not get your kids to wear their seatbelts? And in this case, 2 of them should have been in booster seats. Even if you can't afford that, at least get them to buckle up.

    I was once behind a car and noticed that the people in the car were passing a baby/toddler between the front and back seat several times.

  • John Smith Sep 14, 11:40 a.m.
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    Agreed. You can see the pain and remorse just in the photo. Unfortunately, there are seat belt laws in this state and the charge is a result of her not insuring the law was followed.

  • Crystal Czeck Sep 14, 11:26 a.m.
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    That lady has to live with the fact that her granddaughter is dead. I think that's punishment enough. That poor little girl :(

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