Sarah Hyland taking online break amid flak over posting GoFundMe link for cousin killed in crash

Mail Online | 12/4/2018 | Reporter
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Sarah Hyland's staying off social media indefinitely after receiving flak for posting a GoFundMe page for the family of her 14-year-old cousin who was killed in a crash.

The Modern Family actress is taking a step back for the internet after critics slammer her for posting a link to the crowdfunding campaign, citing the actress's own immense wealth.

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The Modern Family actress' internet absence comes as the accused drunk driver Jeffrey Eggeling has been charged with three felonies, including homicide.

Eggeling crashed into another car containing Hyland's uncle and 14-year-old cousin Trevor Canaday Saturday in Omaha, Nebraska. Canaday was ejected from the vehicle and later died from his injuries.

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Suspect Jeffrey Eggeling was charged in Nebraska on Tuesday with three felonies: motor vehicle homicide with a DUI prior conviction, DUI causing serious bodily injury, and leaving the scene of a personal injury accident resulting in death, The Blast reported.

Eggeling, who was arrested in connection with DUI could face up to 50 years in custody for his actions in the incident, according to the outlet.

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Authorities said that Eggeling, 36, careened his vehicle into the one containing Hyland's uncle Clifford Canaday and cousin Jeffrey, Omaha ABC affiliate KETV reported, adding that Clifford, 59, is in critical condition at Nebraska Medical Center, and expected to survive.

The Canadays set up a GoFundMe page aiming to raise $25,000 for his funeral and his father's ongoing medical expenses, and the 28-year-old Modern Family beauty - who donated $1,000 to the page - shared a link to it.

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But a number of critics slammed her for asking fans to donate to the cause, citing her personal wealth, which caused Sarah to post a series of tweets expressing her outrage over the negativity.

'I'd like to ask those...
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