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Letter: Probation nowhere near enough

Probation nowhere near enough

I am, once again, very sad and angry inr eading about the death of Meleyna Kistner. Does this make sense: Killing someone with your vehicle only constitutes a misdemeanor? Christine Tinner needs to serve time in jail and her driver’s license taken away for a very long time — not probation. For God’s sake, she killed someone. One year int eh slammer isn’t even enough. This is a woman who has racked up seven speeding tickets and was in fact speeding when she killed this young girl. I’m appalled that neither the responding officer at the scene nor the hospital staff had the brains to issue a sobriety/drug test. Why? That should be the first thing they do when someone has caused a death — regardless. I guess Tinner is the only one who knows the truth and I hope she can live with ehrself. I urge anyone who agrees that a possible sentence of probation is highly inappropriate to pleaes make your voice heard.

M.E. Swanson

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