The Knoxville News Sentinel reports that Florida truck driver Eric D Lewis has recieved probation for reckless endangerment in a crash that nearly killed and changed the life of Sgt Lowell Russell. The story tells that Sgt Russell was a big reason for the award of probation. "I have no animosity or hard feelings toward Mr. Lewis and I do not believe that incarcerating him would accomplish anything," Russell wrote in a letter to Judge Steve Sword.
The trucker slammed into the patrol car after he had fallen asleep behind the wheel. To his credit the trucker joined with others to pull Sgt Russell from the burning car.
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