Ex-Air Force officer sentenced to 10 years in crash that killed estranged husband, woman

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) -- A former Air Force police officer has been sentenced to a decade in prison in a deadly crash during a high-speed chase of a car carrying her estranged husband and another woman.

Twenty-eight-year-old Shade Cooper of East Granby, Connecticut, was convicted of reckless manslaughter in the December 2015 crash in Bordentown Township.

Burlington County prosecutors said she became enraged when another woman picked up her husband, 26-year-old Nicholas Cooper, after he visited his children at his wife's apartment on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. 

They said she followed the car for about 10 miles before hitting it, causing it to cross into an oncoming lane where it was hit by a pickup truck, killing Cooper and 23-year-old Jocelyn Redding.

Prosecutor Scott Coffina said "Actions taken in anger often result in disastrous outcomes."

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