I was hoping for good news but unfortunately it wasn't to be. My thoughts and prayers to the family.
Whether he knows it or not, citizens have been paying attention to what the Sherriff has done. Elections are coming. His time is limited.
Texting? I notice that there is no age listed for the male operator. Could be something else. Could be big feet on both the brake pedal and the gas. Could be driver inexperience. Could have blown a brake line. Lots could have happened. But until the facts are told, we don't know that.