Judge Gives Teen Harsh Punishment - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Judge Gives Teen Harsh Punishment

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - A Rhode Island judge wanted a send a clear message to young people that he won't tolerate reckless driving.

According to ABC 7, 17-year-old Lyle Topa has been banned from driving in the state of Rhode Island for life, after he crashed into a tree last October.

Police said Topa was driving on a suspended license at the time. He and his three teenage passengers were drinking alcohol at a party before the accident. The teenagers were lucky to escape with their lives, but 16-year-old John LaMotte was in a coma for weeks, according to The Daily Mail. click here to read the full story

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