Man Drives Into Salem, MA, River

Salem News: A driver who police said was texting behind the wheel managed to escape serious injury late Sunday (Feb. 20) night after his car plunged off the Water Street bridge and into the Waters River.

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Police plan to summons Gerald Maher, 21, of 195 Maple St., Danvers, to court for negligent operation of a motor vehicle and texting while driving, police Capt. Pat Ambrose said. The charge of texting behind the wheel carries a civil fine.

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