"Sounds good my man, seeya soon, ill tw" was entered in the phone's display, but was never sent.
Witnesses said that Heit had his head down and drifted into the oncoming lane, looked up and jerked the steering wheel, overcorrecting his path. His car left the roadway and flipped.
"I can't bear the thought of anyone else having to go through something like this," said his mom, Sharon Heit in a police news release. "Please, vow to never, never text and drive. In a split second you could ruin your future, injure or kill others, and tear a hole in the heart of everyone who loves you."