Darke County trucker learns his fate for causing deadly crash

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DARKE COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – A Darke County trucker learns his fate for causing a deadly crash while he was texting behind the wheel.

A judge sentenced 33-Year-old Christopher Thornhill to eight years in prison. Police say he was texting on I-71 in Boone County when he sideswiped a car.

Mark Sevilla, 45, was killed.

Investigators say Thornhill tried deleting his text messages but officers were able to recover them.

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