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Matt Logan holds a laptop with a photo of his daughter, Deianerah Jean. The 17-year-old lost her life when texting while driving on the first day of school of her senior year. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)

A father gives his perspective on distracted driving: ‘My daughter made a choice ... ’

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REDWOOD FALLS — Deianerah Jean “Deej” Logan’s first day of her senior year in high school started at 6:30 a.m. with her cell phone alarm showing the exclamation points and smiley face she had typed on it.

The 17-year-old’s life ended because she decided to type a text message on the phone later that day. She was driving behind a school bus on her way home.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
(320) 214-4335
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