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Conn. accident reinforces distraction dangers

HARTFORD - A teenage driver was arrested during the weekend after authorities said the distraction of a handheld cellphone caused her to fatally hit a jogger.

Kenneth Dorsey, 44, an avid runner, was on a morning jog in Norwalk, Conn., and training for a marathon March 24, when he was fatally struck by the sport utility vehicle the girl was driving, according to his father, Leo Dorsey.

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