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NORTHAMPTON, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A driver has been charged in connection with the death of a bicyclist in Northampton last month.

Laurie Loisel, spokesperson for the Northwestern District Attorney's office, said that 23-year-old Haley Kelly-Sherette of Williamsburg will be charged with negligent motor vehicle homicide, failing to stop for a stop sign, and use of an electronic device (Facetime) while driving.

Investigators said that Kelly-Sherette was driving south on Woodlawn Avenue in Northampton when she allegedly engaged in a 53-second Facetime call with a friend.  She also reportedly had her attention drawn to her one-year-old daughter who was crying in the back seat.

Kelly-Sherette allegedly did not come to a complete stop at the intersection of Woodlawn Avenue and Elm Street and hit 69-year-old Charles Braun of Northampton, who was cycling west on Elm Street, at 4:15 p.m. on Wednesday, October 6.  She stayed on the scene and called 911.

Braun was pronounced dead at Cooley Dickinson Hospital about a half-hour later.

Arraignment is scheduled for Friday in Northampton District Court.

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