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"all of the jurors stated that they've never taken public transportation" how the law favors drivers over pedestrians

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news , world news , and news about the economy Raquel Nelson, the Atlanta-area mother convicted of vehicular homicide for the death of her son while they were crossing the street outside a crosswalk, appeared on the Today show this morning. Nelson's four-year-old son, A.J., died after being hit by a driver, Jerry Guy, who later admitted to having consumed alcohol and painkillers . Guy fled the scene, but was later apprehended. He ended up serving six months on the hit-and-run charge, but vehicular homicide and other charges were dropped. You can read my earlier post about Nelson's story here . Nelson, in contrast, could face up to three years in jail. She has two other children, ages nine and three. Her sentencing is set for tomorrow, July 26. Here's what she said to the Today show's Ann Curry about the possible sentence that faces her tomorrow...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/cities/2011-07-25-mother-facing-jail...

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