Man Charged In Crash That Killed 2 In Northern MinnesotaA 29-year-old man is accused of driving drunk in a crash that killed two people in northern Minnesota. Itasca County Attorney John Muhar says Derrick Lee Cloud of Deer River was charged this week with two counts of criminal vehicular homicide.
Man Gets Jail Sentence In Fatal March CrashThe man who pleaded guilty in the crash that killed a Fulbright Scholar from Richfield in March has been sentenced to one year in jail. In July, Neftali Paolo Ramirez pleaded guilty to drinking before the fatal March 8 crash in Burnsville.
Golden Valley Man Guilty Of Fatal High-Speed, Drunk Driving CrashA Golden Valley man was found guilty Tuesday of killing a young Minneapolis couple while driving drunk at over 100 mph in 2003. Philip Scott Bertelsen, 56, was convicted of criminal vehicular homicide in connection with the deaths of Brandy Banks-Sutta and Melvin Jones on Nov. 3, 2013.
Drunk Driver Who Killed Fulbright Scholar SentencedA Bloomington man pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of criminal vehicular homicide for a crash that killed a Richfield woman. The Dakota County Attorney's Office says 26-year-old Neftali Paolo Ramirez admitted to drinking before the fatal crash in Burnsville on March 8.
Driver In Weekend Boat Accident Charged With Vehicular HomicideThe boat driver involved in last weekend’s deadly Fourth of July accident in northern Minnesota is now charged with criminal vehicular homicide.
Man Guilty Of Running Over Wife With Vehicle While DrunkA Minnetonka Beach man was found guilty of criminal vehicular homicide after he ran over his wife with a vehicle while drunk last July. The guilty verdict against David Christopher Meder was declared Wednesday in Hennepin County court.
Woman Sentenced In Meth-Fueled Crash That Killed Cambridge ManA 43-year-old Princeton woman has been sentenced to four years in prison for causing a crash that killed a 62-year-old Cambridge man, according to the Anoka County Attorney Tony Palumbo.
Drunk Driver Who Killed 16-Year-Old Gets 9 YearsA Coon Rapids man who killed a 16-year-old Brooklyn Center boy while driving drunk, with a blood-alcohol level more than three times the legal limit, will spend most of the next decade behind bars.
Apple Valley Woman Gets 90-Day Sentence In Distracted Driving Fatal CrashA 29-year-old woman who caused a fatal crash when she ran a red light while dialing her phone will spend 90 days behind bars, according to the Dakota County Attorney's Office.
North Dakota Man Facing Charges In Fatal Crash In MinnesotaA 29-year-old man is facing charges in a fatal 2013 crash that killed one person near the border of North Dakota and Minnesota. Robin Olson of Wheatland, North Dakota, is charged with criminal vehicular homicide and criminal vehicular operation. Reports say he was driving when his vehicle collided with a minivan on U.S. Highway 75 south of Moorhead, Minnesota.
Man, 34, Charged In Crash That Killed Sandstone TeenA 34-year-old man accused of drunken driving likely will be charged with criminal vehicular homicide in the death of a Sandstone teenager. Seventeen-year-old Colton Nelson was killed last week in a two-car accident near his home in rural Kanabec County. The driver of the other vehicle was taken to a hospital in critical condition.
8 Years After Fatal Crash, Toyota Lawsuit Heads To TrialA Minnesota driver who went to prison for a crash that killed three people grabbed national attention when he was freed amid reports of Toyota Camrys that would mysteriously accelerate. Eight years after that accident, his lawsuit against the Japanese automaker goes to trial Wednesday. Koua Fong Lee and other survivors of the crash are seeking damages from Toyota.