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Tuesday, March 28
Jennifer Stark of Urbana kills a cyclist while downloading a ringtone on her phone while driving. She gets the maximum penalty... for improper lane usage! Six months probation, $1K fine and traffic school.
Oh yeah, she has a myspace. A bizarre, tragic and ridiculous event.