Criminal Vehicular Homicide

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Man Gets 10 Years In Stearns County Fatal Crash

A 44-year-old Illinois man was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Wednesday in connection with the Aug. 16, 2009 crash that killed a 19-year-old man in Stearns County.

05/16/2012

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Jury Continues Deliberations In Amy Senser Case

Following an unexpected delay, jurors resumed deliberations Wednesday morning in the vehicular homicide trial of Amy Senser, the wife of a former Minnesota Viking.

05/02/2012

(credit: Hennepin County Jail)

Opening Statements Finished In Amy Senser Trial

The jury was seated and opening statements are in the books in the trial of Amy Senser, who is accused of criminal vehicular homicide.

04/23/2012

(credit: Hennepin County Jail)

Witness May Testify Senser Knew She Hit Victim

Prosecutors are hoping a Florida doctor’s testimony could be a crucial element in their case against Amy Senser.

03/20/2012

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Senser Attorney Asks For Change Of Venue

A judge ruled Friday morning that Amy Senser is to stand trial on criminal vehicular homicide charges in the hit-and-run death of a 38-year-old man last August.

03/09/2012

(credit: Hennepin County)

Woman Charged In Maple Grove Sidewalk Death

A 61-year-old woman has been charged in the death of a pedestrian near the Shoppes at Arbor Lakes in Maple Grove.

02/28/2012

(credit: Hennepin County Jail)

County Attorney: Amy Senser’s Trial Should Proceed

Though her attorneys filed a motion to dismiss the case, the Hennepin County Attorney says Amy Senser’s trial should proceed.

02/17/2012

(credit: Dakota County Jail)

Man Gets 545 Days In Jail In Lakeville Fatal Crash

A 39-year-old Farmington man was sentenced to 545 days in jail, 13 years probation and 90 days of home monitoring over three years in connection with a Christmas Eve 2009 crash that killed one person.

02/15/2012

(credit: Hennepin County Jail)

Senser Att’y: Cocaine In Victim’s System At Time Of Death

The criminal defense attorney for Amy Senser, who is charged with criminal vehicular homicide in a hit-and-run death last year, intends to file a motion to dismiss the criminal case.

02/03/2012

Leah Graeber, shown after the July 18 crash that killed 11-year-old Joe Balistreri. (credit: CBS)

MN Court Denies Appeal For Woman Committed After Crash

The Minnesota Supreme Court denied the appeal of woman who was civilly committed after killing a Burnsville boy in a head-on crash has been ruled incompetent to proceed with her defense.

01/25/2012

(credit: Morrison County Jail)

Man Gets Nearly 5 Years In Crash That Killed 2-Year-Old

A 31-year-old man was sentenced to nearly five years in prison in Morrison County Court on Thursday in connection with a July 2011 accident that killed his 2-year-old son.

01/12/2012

(credit: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office)

Driver Charged In Passenger’s Death In April Crash

A Minneapolis man has been charged with criminal vehicular homicide for allegedly causing a crash last April that killed his passenger.

12/23/2011

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Woman, 28, Pleads Guilty To Drunken Crash That Killed 1

A 28-year-old Inver Grove Heights woman has pleaded guilty to a September drunken crash that killed her passenger, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office.

12/12/2011

Julie Fischer

Woman Gets 4 Years In Alcohol-Related Fatal Crash

A 49-year-old Lakeville woman was sentenced to four years in prison in Dakota County Court on Tuesday in connection with a fatal accident involving a stalled vehicle on Interstate 35E in Mendota Heights last December.

10/25/2011

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Faribault Man Gets 50 Months In Fatal Accident

A Faribault man was sentenced to more than four years in prison in Rice County Court on Tuesday in connection with an accident that killed a 20-year-old woman.

10/25/2011

(credit: Hennepin County Jail)

Judge Puts Senser Civil Case On Hold

A judge has put a hold on the civil lawsuit against the family of former Minnesota Viking Joe Senser in connection with an August hit-and-run death.

10/17/2011

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Man Gets More Than 9 Years In Crash That Killed 2

A man who the Minnesota State Patrol said has a history of drinking and driving was sentenced to 9.5 years in prison Friday in connection with a March car crash in Brooklyn Center that killed two people.

10/14/2011

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Man Gets Nearly 5 Years In Vehicular Homicide Case

Walton Snyder was charged with criminal vehicular homicide in connection with the incident. He pleaded guilty Friday in Pine County Court and was sentenced to 58 months in prison.

09/30/2011

(credit: Morrison County Jail)

Dad Charged With Son’s Death In Alcohol-Related Crash

A 31-year-old Little Falls man has been charged with criminal vehicular homicide in connection to the crash that killed his 2-year-old son, according to the Morrison County Attorney’s Office.

07/12/2011

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Drunk Driver Gets 10 Years In Fatal Accident

Eddie Cortez Smith was sentence to 10 years in prison, the maximum allowed under state law. He was convicted of criminal vehicular homicide and criminal vehicular operation on May 10.

06/23/2011

Sherman Frederick (credit: Crow Wing County)

Jury Convicts Minn. Man In Crash That Killed Boy

A jury has convicted a 68-year-old man who was driving a van that struck and killed a 3-year-old boy in Merrifield two years ago.

05/25/2011

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Mother Charged In Crash That Killed 3-Month-Old Baby

“Horrified, devastated and emotional” were the only words Jillian Fender says she could think of when she learned she’s been charged for her baby’s death.

04/21/2011

John Peterson pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular homicide on March 15, 2011. (credit: Hennepin County)

Accused Drunken Driver Pleads Guilty To Killing Pedestrian

The driver accused of striking two pedestrians in Dinkytown last year, killing one of them, has pleaded guilty to all criminal counts against him.

03/16/2011

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Wis. Woman Charged In Fatal Minn. Crash

A 20-year-old Wisconsin woman is facing six felonies for a fatal crash that killed one and injured seven in Fairfax.

01/15/2011

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Man Charged In Hit-And-Run That Killed Family Of 3

A Bloomington man has been charged with slamming a stolen car into a family of three, as a trooper tried to pull him over. A mother and her two children died.

12/07/2010

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