Citing safety concerns, Corrections chief ends inmate-driving program after fatal crash
Nebraska Department of Correctional Services Director Robert Houston
Posted: Friday, July 5, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Citing public safety concerns, Nebraska's director of corrections has put an end to a program in which prison inmates drove state vehicles.
Director Robert Houston made the announcement Friday, 10 days after an inmate driver slammed nearly head-on into a minivan driven by 47-year-old Joyce Meeks of Lincoln. The mother of three was pronounced dead at the scene.
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