Man's video confession to killing driver hurt some

ORIENT, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who confessed in an online video to killing another driver in a wrong-way crash after a night of drinking says he's being held accountable for his choices but partly regrets making the video because it hurt his family.

Twenty-three-year-old Matthew Cordle is serving a 6 ½-year sentence in Pickaway County. WBNS-TV ( ) reports he's in a prison program for offenders with substance abuse problems.

Cordle has said he made the confession video last year to accept responsibility and urge others not to drink and drive. The victim's daughter complained that the video took the focus off her father's death.

Cordle now gets letters from across the country, and his sister posts some to a website intended to get people thinking about how their decisions affect others.


Information from: WBNS-TV,

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