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No contest plea to charges from fatal crash
Pembroke teen gets probation for alleged role in fatal 2005 wreck in Pembroke
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Emily Mosely pleaded no contest Thursday to charges stemming from her involvement in an April 2005 wreck in Pembroke that killed Ginger Reagin and her 5-year-old son Garrett.

In all, Mosely, 19, pleaded no contest to six charges, including two misdemeanor charges of homicide by vehicle in the second degree, according to court documents.

The other charges, all misdemeanors, include serious injury by vehicle, speeding, speeding in a construction zone and reckless driving.

Superior Court Judge A. Ronnie Rahn signed the plea deal. Mosely was sentenced to a total of three years of probation -- one year each -- for the two homicide by vehicle charges and for the charge of serious injury by vehicle.

The other three charges carried penalties of probation to be served concurrently with the first three charges.

Mosely is also required by the plea to perform 100 hours of community service but will not have to pay probation fees as long as she remains in school.

Because of the two vehicular homicide charges Mosely will lose her drivers license for three years.

Greg Mosely, Emily’s father, said his family is sorry for the pain the accident has caused and hopes the Reagin family can forgive.

"This is just a tragedy that has affected everybody, and our family and the Barfields are extremely sorry for everything that happened," Greg Mosely said.

"It’ll never be forgotten and we just hope that everything can be forgiven."

Attempts to reach Stephen Reagin, Garret’s father, were unsuccessful Friday.

Jack Barfield was found guilty of two charges of felony vehicular homicide among other charges stemming from the wreck. In March 2007 he was sentenced to serve a minimum of 30 months in a detention center and 20 years probation. Barfield was also ordered by the judge to speak at area high schools during prom season about his situation; however, Bryan County Schools Superintendent Sallie Brewer said she would not allow Barfield to do so.

The wreck occurred after Barfield apparently lost control of his SUV and swerved into the oncoming lane of traffic, striking Reagin’s car, killing her and her son instantly.

It was alleged that Mosely and Barfield were driving recklessly the morning of the accident, and the court found that Barfield’s speed played a major role in the cause of the accident.

Currently, Barfield is out of the detention center where he is serving his time because of a spider bite.

He is scheduled to return on June 20.


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