Sentence issued in fatal crash

By: NewsCenter 16 staff Email
By: NewsCenter 16 staff Email

NEW BUFFALO The driver responsible for a fatal chain-reaction crash last year has been sentenced to less than one year in prison.

David Frost, 67 of Mendon, will serve 270 days in prison in connection with a September 2013 crash near New Buffalo.

Frost admitted that he ignored signs about an approaching construction zone on U.S. 12 and slammed into the last car in a row of stopped vehicles. The driver in that rear vehicle, Harold Redding, 75, died in the crash. At least five others were injured.

The Herald Palladium reports that Frost will serve 270 days in prison for reckless driving as well as probation. He will also pay a fine and court costs of $2,088.

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