Florida teen gets community service for fatal crash that killed 17-year-old boy

Florida teen gets community service for fatal crash that killed 17-year-old boy

FORT MYERS, Fla. — A Florida teen received a six-month driver-license suspension and 20 hours of community service for a fatal crash, according to the Associated Press.

Cole David Jordan, now 18, was also fined $1,000.

The News-Press reports that Jordan was sentenced last week after pleading no contest to careless driving.

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Authorities said then-17-year-old Jordan was driving at a high rate of speed on a Fort Myers street in January 2018 when he was hit by another vehicle pulling out of a parking lot.

A passenger in the other car, 17-year-old Erik Babatz, suffered serious injuries and later died at a hospital.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.