Melvin Jones

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Golden Valley Man Guilty Of Fatal High-Speed, Drunk Driving Crash

A 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.

08/04/2015

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Charges: Driver Was Drunk When He Fatally Struck Couple At 95 MPH

A Golden Valley man was driving drunk at more than 100 miles per hour the night he smashed into and killed a young couple in Minneapolis. Melvin Jones and Brandy Banks-Sutta were stopped at a light at Morgan Avenue North and Olson Memorial Highway on Nov. 3, 2013 when they were hit from behind. They were killed instantly.

04/23/2014

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Anonymous Donor Helps Minn. Family Say Goodbye To Brandy

Those heartbroken when 21-year-old Brandy Banks-Sutta was killed by a speeding driver earlier this month returned to the crash site Tuesday. On the corner of Morgan Avenue North and Olson Memorial Highway they stood at the curb to say: Thanks for giving.

11/19/2013

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Accident Victim’s Family Trying To Raise Funds For Proper Burial

A sudden loss of a loved one to a car crash brings enormous shock and grief. So imagine the pain felt by the family of a 21-year-old Minneapolis woman who can’t afford to bury her.

11/14/2013