Couple Killed After Posting Sunset Picture to Instagram
Boston pair were strolling when 2 cars collided
By Newser Editors, Newser Staff
Posted Jun 24, 2014 4:42 PM CDT
Updated Jun 28, 2014 4:04 PM CDT
Jessica Campbell and Jack Lanzillotti.   (MyFox Boston)

(Newser) – How did Jack Lanzillotti and Jessica Campbell, a young Boston couple, spend their last hours? Together, and strolling through Boston's Back Bay neighborhood, reports the Boston Globe. And we know this because the 27-year-old Campbell posted this photo to Instagram about 5:30pm last Saturday of the sun setting over the Charles River, with the caption, “Little sunset action on the esplanade." Shortly after 9pm, both were killed in a freak accident. Police say one car slammed into another at an intersection, flipped, and struck the couple, who were still strolling, reports MyFox Boston. Two people in the cars suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The cause of the accident remains murky: Alghazali Ghuzlan, 26, was arrested Monday night and faced two counts of motor vehicle homicide, but Boston reports she was released without charges for now after "conflicting information" surfaced, per the Suffolk District Attorney's office. "The identity of the vehicle operator is the primary focus of the investigation," said a rep for the office. Family and friends, meanwhile, are remembering the "wonderful, wonderful couple," reports the Boston Herald. The 28-year-old Lanzillotti worked with the Red Sox producing videos, while Campbell was a retail analyst. (In another bizarre crash, a woman in Canada faces life in prison for causing a double-fatality after she stopped to rescue ducks.)

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NoTea4Me
Aug 11, 2014 7:32 PM CDT
". An accident is an accident, but they send people to prison?? How many business CEOs have gone to prison when there is a plant accident?" Typically said by someone who knows they are likely to cause an accident. Most accidents are avoidable. A few are caused by momentary lapses of attention, but most happen because one or more drivers didn't bother to drive their car. I've been in many a vehicle with accident-about-to-happen drivers. One thing that distinguishes them from people I can trust to drive a car I'm a passenger in is that they are adamant that nothing is ever their fault.
NoTea4Me
Aug 11, 2014 7:15 PM CDT
". An accident is an accident, but they send people to prison?? How many business CEOs have gone to prison when there is a plant accident?" Typically said by someone who knows they are likely to cause an accident. Most accidents are avoidable. A few are caused by momentary lapses of attention, but most happen because one or more drivers didn't bother to drive their car. Drove over the line onto the wrong side of the road? "Hey, it's not my fault, everyone does that" (everyone among their wasted friends, that is ). Car got squirrely because they haven't checked their tire pressure in six months? "Not my fault, they should make tires that inflate themselves" (there are tire pressure sensors on cars for the last 8-10 years, but the not-my-fault squad has the warning light taped over). Stomped on the wrong pedal, then stared out the windshield as the car blasts through a shop window? "Not my fault, the magic accelerator activated itself, and at that same exact moment the brakes, gearshift and ignition switch all went dead" ... even though those parts work just fine when the wreck is examined. I've been in many a vehicle with accident-about-to-happen drivers. One thing that distinguishes them from people I feel good about getting in a car with are the pro-accident types are adamant that nothing is ever their fault and "accidents just happen".
Autumn
Aug 5, 2014 4:40 PM CDT
Drivers NEED to slow down and pay attention!!!! Best thing you can do is watch for people texting while driving!!! I always roll my window down and get their attention. It's against the law & stupid! I have had more young male/female drivers look over at me with a sheepish face and basically say, Oh yeah sorry!!! Maybe their mother comes to mind???? Hey if I can save a life I will continue to do this!