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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Lawyer for driver in store crash caught on video says "Client has PTSD"

Lawyer for driver in store crash: Client has PTSD
August 27, 2013

ORLEANS, Mass. (AP) - An Army veteran seriously wounded while serving in Afghanistan and Iraq has pleaded not guilty to ramming his pickup truck through the front of a Dennis convenience store and will undergo an evaluation to see whether he's eligible for a veteran's diversionary program.

Christopher Sprague was also ordered by a judge Monday in Orleans District Court not to drive and not to drink alcohol.

A lawyer for the 32-year-old Sprague, the son of a Yarmouth police officer, tells the Cape Cod Times his client suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder and has no memory of the crash Sunday.
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