Rhett Smith
  • Petitioned State of Indiana, Legislation

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Rhett Smith

    1. Amber Peters
    2. Petition by

      Amber Peters

      Anderson, IN

My 17yr old nephew, Rhett Smith, was killed in a hit and run "accident". The driver was reported to have been drinking, doing drugs, speeding, and talking on the cell phone. She not only hit him, she dragged him under her car for some distance. Then she hit a pole, where he finally fell out from under her car. She then went home and falsely reported the car stolen, when this was proven a lie, she then reportedly said that her sister was driving the car. In the end it was proven that she actually did commit the crime. There were several witnesses to this crime. After eight months of being told several dfferent things by the Prosecutor, Washington, IN, he finally called and said that they did not need the families permission to make a deal and that she would only get a maximum of 8 years, minimum of 2 years, only serving 1 - 4 years. This is not right. The family should be able to speak for my nephew, he can not speak for himself! Things must change NOW! We need to toughen all of the laws for DUI's. How many more innocent victims must fall under the wheels of the drunken drivers before the laws are changed!

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    • mary cunningham FRANKFORT, IN
      • about 2 years ago

      It was my daughters friend

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    • dawn spurling FRANKFORT, IN
      • over 2 years ago

      because i have a lot of young people in my life that i love and care so much about and it could have been one of them. i will keep this going

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    • Crash Joyce WASHINGTON, IN
      • over 2 years ago

      i signed because Rhett was a star in everyones life. If you were upset he would find a way to make it better. He was my little brother in all but blood and i miss him. Racheal i saw what you did that night and if that was an "accident" then ill take your time for you because i still have a hard time figuring out how i looked down at my phone for three seconds and then when i looked up you had somehow gotten from the middle of the road all the way to the edge just in enough time to hit him. Only thing i could think of was that you swerved to hit him and i still think you did. Either way you took him from us all and you deserve the worst hell imaginable.

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    • Edie Bray WEST LEBANON, IN
      • over 2 years ago

      I am Rhetts grandma , she took our grandson away from us and destroyed a lot of lives. She is a cold hearted and needs to be punished for what she has done. She walks in that court house and laughs and jokes around with her family and they all act like she did nothing wrong, She needs to spend her time in jail and her family needs to shut the hell up, they haven't lost anything they still have her . The max is surpose to be 20 yrs. for one of those many charges they have on her so she needs at least that much!!!!!!!!!!!

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    • Donna Penick ATTICA, IN
      • over 2 years ago

      RHETT RODE MY BUS AND I KNEW HIM AND I KNOW HIS FAMILY AND THIS WOMAN NEEDS TO BE PUT AWAY AND TAUGHT A LESSON THAT SHE ISNT ABOVE THE LAW

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