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Jaspreet Chahal, a man who caused a car accident in 2018 that killed a couple of Kathryn Schurtz and Joseph Kearney on the way to marriage, has been sentenced.
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Jaspreet Chahal had previously pleaded guilty to two counts of vehicular manslaughter Kathryn Schurtz and Joseph Kearney, reckless endangerment of another person and traffic summaries, according to the Berks County District Attorney’s Office.
Jaspreet Chahal sentenced to 11 and a half to 23 months in prison
Jaspreet Chahal was sentenced to between 11 1/2 and 23 months in prison, followed by two years of probation, the Berks County Prosecutor’s Office said Wednesday.
Chahal had previously pleaded guilty to two counts of vehicular manslaughter, reckless endangerment of another person and traffic reports, the prosecutor’s office said. Chahal was sued last year, PEOPLE previously reported, for the traffic accident in 2018.
In November of the same year, Chahal was driving a trailer truck in Berks County, Pennsylvania, and collided with “a line of parked vehicles” while talking on his cell phone, according to the prosecutor.
Kathryn Schurtz and Joseph Kearney Age
Chahal’s 18-wheeler collided with the car of Kathryn Schurtz, 35, and Joseph Kearney, 42, who were heading to Pittsburgh for their upcoming wedding. The couple’s car was forced to collide with four other large rigs, ABC 6 reported last year.
The accident occurred on Interstate 78 and set another trailer on fire, in addition to Chahal, Schurtz and Kearney’s vehicle. Other passengers were injured in the crash, which closed the highway for more than four hours, My Central Jersey previously reported.
“The victims had no chance to get out of there,” police officer David Beohm said previously.