On Valentine's Day, a tale of forgiveness played out in Judge Wallace Batemen's courtroom during the sentencing of a man who killed two people in a drunk driving accident in Falls Township, the Bucks County Courier Times reports.
The . The message came just moments before Bateman sentenced Carter to 7½ to 15 years in prison for the deaths of Mercer County Corrections Officer Paul Labranche, 46, of Bristol, and his passenger, Confesora Rosario, 45, of New York City, a story in the paper said.
Reports stated Carter applogized for the deaths.
The vehicle the victims were in was pushed off the Route 13 by Carter's Cadallac and flew over a guardrail. The car finally landed on an embankment off Fallsington-Tullytown Road near the North Park section of Levittown. Labranche and Rosario were not wearing seatbelts and were ejected.