Distracted driving: Deadly even in the passenger’s hand

Jody Bagnariol’s siblings, along with first responders at the scene, gather together a year later to place a sign at the accident site on I-5 near Chehallis. Pictured (from left) are Theresa Bagnariol-Fawcett, David Bagnariol, Lori Bagnariol Hatch, Angela Bagnariol Anderson, Sean Veley Bagnariol, Gina Bagnariol Benevides, Sharon Kay Bagnariol and Michael Bagnariol.

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Jody Bagnariol’s siblings, along with first responders at the scene, gather together a year later to place a sign at the accident site on I-5 near Chehallis. Pictured (from left) are Theresa Bagnariol-Fawcett, David Bagnariol, Lori Bagnariol Hatch, Angela Bagnariol Anderson, Sean Veley Bagnariol, Gina Bagnariol Benevides, Sharon Kay Bagnariol and Michael Bagnariol.



CHEHALIS – It's been two years since her sister was killed by a distracted driver posing for a “selfie” photograph, and Sharon Bagnariol is telling her story hopefully to prevent more lives ending tragically.

Jody Bagnariol was driving I-5 on a sunny Saturday, July 16, 2016, with her friend Elisabeth Rudolph in the passenger seat...

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