LIVE UPDATES: Closing arguments in fatal distracted driving case

Anna Reynosa accused of vehicluar manslaughter

BAKERSFIELD - Closing arguments in the trial against a woman accused of causing a deadly accident while talking on her cell phone started Tuesday.

Authorities said that in April 2012, Anna Reynosa  slammed her car into motorcyclist Charla Wilkins stopped at a red light.

Wilkins died as a result of the collision.

Reynosa was charged with vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence for using her cell phone.

Prosecutors originally offered a plea deal that would have imposed a maximum penalty of two years, but she rejected that offer.

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