Washington Post

Snap can be sued over speed filter's role in fatal crash, court rules

Foto: AP/Richard Drew

Jason Davis, 17, was behind the wheel the evening of May 28, 2017, his car tearing down a southern Wisconsin road, when one of his passengers pulled out his phone.

Landen Brown, 20, had opened his Snapchat app and swiped the screen to show the "speed filter," which records speed in real time. Davis had long passed the posted limit - one Snap clocked him at 123 mph - when the vehicle ran off the road and crashed into a tree at an estimated 113 mph, killing Davis, Brown and a second passenger, Hunter Morby, 17, court documents show...

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