Judge finds driver who hit, killed eighth-grader in violation

LEWISTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — A judge has found the driver who hit and killed an eighth-grader while he was walking to school, violated motor vehicle laws.  

54-year-old Laurie Young was fined $3,000 and given a three year suspension of her license Thursday.  

13-year-old Jayden Cho-Sargent died on November 3, 2016 while crossing the street in a crosswalk on his way to Lewiston Middle School. 

Young, of South Paris, was driving a Ford F-150 truck when she hit Jayden last year. The young teen was dragged for a distance until Young stopped her truck and found the boy underneath her vehicle.

Police pronounced Jayden dead at the scene. 

© 2017 WCSH-TV


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