Man sentenced to 6 months in jail for killing cyclist while taking a selfie

On August 15th of 2014, 54-year-old Lisa Knudson of Portland, N.D. was killed while riding her bicylce, when Matthew Kelley Strand, 36, of Niagara, N.D. crashed into her.

Strand faced a charge of negligent homicide, a Class C felony, after prosecutors said Strand was using his cellphone to take a selfie before striking Knudson on her bike.

Through a plea agreement, he was sentenced for the misdemeanor to serve six months in Traill County jail, with half to be served on electronic home monitoring.

Source: Grand Forks Herald

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