Judge: Texter is not liable for boyfriend's crash

A judge ruled today that a woman who texted her boyfriend is not liable in a crash he caused by answering her message while driving.David

MORRISTOWN - A judge ruled today that a woman who texted her boyfriend is not liable in a crash he caused by answering her message while driving.

David and Linda Kubert each lost a leg when their motorcycle was hit head-on by Kyle Best back in 2009. The Kuberts said through their attorney that they are disappointed with the judge's decision that Shannon Colonna can't also be held liable.

The civil case against Best continues.

The Kuberts' attorney says he'll appeal today's ruling.

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