Teen involved in deadly crash pleads guilty
Broadview teen, John Tyler Wright, pled guilty Friday in Franklin County Circuit Court to reckless vehicular homicide.
According to information presented in court, it was texting and driving that caused the September collision on Sharp Springs Road and claimed the life of a 62-year-old Belvidere man.
Reckless vehicular homicide is a Class C felony that carries a three-to-six year sentence.
In addition to serving his three-year sentence, Wright will have to serve a probationary period, and as part of his public service, will be required to give talks on distracted driving.