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Trucker won't be charged in deaths

THE NATION | Nation in Brief / INDIANA

July 04, 2007|From Times Wire Reports

A truck driver who was trying to recharge his cellphone when he rammed into stopped traffic on the Indiana Toll Road, killing eight people, will not face criminal charges, a prosecutor said.

Leonardo Cooksey, 32, may have been negligent in his actions on April 26, but he was not criminally responsible, Elkhart County Prosecutor Curtis T. Hill Jr. said.

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