Daniel Bowley, left, hugs his sister after Aaron Deveau, 18, seated at right, was found guilty in Haverhill District Court in Haverhill, Mass., Wednesday, June 6, 2012, on charges of motor vehicle homicide while texting. Authorities said the then-17-year-old Deveau was texting when he crossed the center line of a Haverhill street on Feb. 20, 2011 and crashed into a vehicle driven by Daniel's father, Donald Bowley, of Danville, N.H., who died 18 days later in the hospital. (AP Photo/Eagle Tribune, Tim Jean, Pool)
June 6, 2012 8:35:51 PM PDT
HAVERHILL, Mass. (AP) - June 6, 2012 --
A Massachusetts teenager was sentenced Wednesday to spend a year in jail for a fatal traffic accident that happened while he was texting.