The title of this post at Business Insider pretty much says it all!
Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy Andrew Wood will not be charged for fatally running over former Napster COO Milton Olin Jr. in his patrol car while the officer was typing a message into his computer.
The instance exposes the different way that law enforcement officials are treated versus civilians in cases where a person is killed because of texting while driving.
It’s illegal to text and drive in California; the state has a specific law against it. Civilians caught doing it can expect to face charges. But a report from the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office shows that the rules may be applied differently to cops…
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