BALTIMORE - The Slattery family is working to build a new life – a life after the crash that killed 47-year-old Susan Slattery and left her son Matthew in a wheelchair.
In January, the trucker who fell asleep at the wheel and caused the accident was sentenced to five years in prison. It’s a case that has drawn attention to the dangers of drowsy driving . It’s a case that has questioned the regulations on hours of service for truck drivers.
Since the crash, Ed Slattery, husband of Susan and father of Matthew, has fought for change and worked to raise awareness. He’s also kept focus on guiding his family past the tragedy and back to a somewhat normal life .
Click here for an inside look at the Slattery family as they break ground on a new house for Matthew.
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