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The cab driver who struck and killed 9 year old Cooper Stock after making a left turn in a crosswalk received a traffic ticket

Boy-killed-by-taxiThe parents of Cooper Stock are outraged that the taxi driver who killed their son was only charged with a traffic violation. 9 year old Cooper Stock was crossing the street with his dad when a taxi making a left turn struck them.  Cooper died and his father was injured (see previous post). The taxi driver was charged with failure to exercise due care. That charge carried a maximum penalty of 15 days in jail, a $750 fine, and a license suspension. Yesterday, however, the taxi driver was fined $580 and a six months suspension.

Read more in the New York Post