Woman Jailed in Crash Linked to Facebook Feud

Torrie Emery gets up to 60 years after deadly accident
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 13, 2011 4:56 PM CST
Tracy Emery, right, and her husband, name unavailable, react outside the courthouse after their daughter, 23-year-old Torrie Emery's arraignment in Pontiac, Mich. on Friday July 23, 2010.   (AP Photo/The Oakland Press, Vaughn Gurganian)
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(Newser) – A woman who caused another car to crash in a high-speed chase was sentenced to 18 to 60 years in prison after pleading no contest to second-degree murder, the AP reports. Torrie Emery, 23, had been trading hostile Facebook posts with 21-year-old Danielle Booth over the affections of man in prison. When she saw Booth in the passenger seat of a car driven by Alesha Abernathy, she chased after them in her vehicle, causing Abernathy to crash. Abernathy was killed and Booth critically injured.

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