North Carolina Driver Apologizes for Death Due to Texting

February 12, 2014

A Belmont, North Carolina woman charged with hitting and killing a pedestrian has apologized.

Forty-five-year-old Belinda Strange Hudspeth apologized to the victim’s family in court on Monday.

Seventy-five-year-old Lavon Ramsey died Saturday when she was struck by a SUV on a street in Belmont.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol said Hudspeth was texting while driving and was impaired on prescription medication when the wreck occurred.

Investigators said her SUV ran off the right side of the road and hit Ramsey outside her home.

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  • February 20, 2014 at 2:08 pm
    susan says:
    What an idiotic comment AND user name. I don't doubt you are both a mouth breather AND booger eater.
  • February 13, 2014 at 10:51 am
    txmouthbreatherboogereatertx says:
    My guess is she was sexting crotch shot selfies to send to her favorite dating site.
  • February 13, 2014 at 9:59 am
    ExciteBiker says:
    I wonder what the text message was. What message was so important that it was worth taking someone's life to send? Please! Put your cell phones away. If you need to use the ph... read more
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