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Danforth Man Sentenced to Six Years for Car Crash 

Catherine Pegram

A man from Danforth found guilty of a car crash that left his pregnant girlfriend in a wheelchair is going to prison for six years. A judge sentenced 31-year-old Jayson Caron today on charges of aggravated assault, O-U-I and aggravated O-U-I. He was convicted in June.The two were leaving the Springfield Fair in 2007 when Caron’s truck ran off the road and rolled over.Caron’s former girlfriend, 19-year-old Bobbi Jo Norris, was pregnant at the time and was paralyzed – the baby survived.Caron’s lawyer tried to argue that Norris was actually behind the wheel when the truck crashed.Caron was also ordered to pay more than 4-thousand dollars in fines.