If there is ever a warning against the dangers of texting and driving, this might be it. The parents of a teen who was killed in a tragic accident while texting a friend chose to release the last text that the boy sent. The parents of 22-year old Northern Colorado student Alexander Heit say that he was responding to a friend on his iPhone before his car drove into on-coming traffic.
Witnesses of the accident say that the young man’s head was down as he typed his last text to his friend.
“Sounds good my man, seeya soon, ill tw” the message said, before he died.
The parents had the image published in The Greeley Tribune this week as a warning to others who might think that texting and driving is a safe thing to do. His parents hope to save lives by detering other young people from doing the same thing.
“I can’t bear the thought of anyone else having to go through something like this,” Sharon Heit said in a statement.
“In a split second you could ruin your future, injure or kill others, and tear a hole in the heart of everyone who loves you.”
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