Vehicular Homicide

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Distracted Driver Talks About Crash That Killed Mother Of 2

On Monday, a distracted driver will talk for the first time about the crash that killed a 33-year-old mother. Last June, 25-year-old Christopher Weber picked up his cell phone to make a bank transaction while he was driving in Rock County.

06/01/2015

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Woman, 22, Arrested After Fatal Crash In St. Croix Co.

A Hammond, Wis. woman was arrested after fatally striking a pedestrian early Thursday morning. Alyssa Kochsiek, 22, was arrested for homicide by intoxicated use of a motor vehicle.

04/23/2015

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Bloomington Man Charged In Crash That Killed Richfield Woman

A 25-year-old Bloomington man accused of drunken driving has been charged with causing a fatal crash in Burnsville. Neftali Ramirez was charged Tuesday with vehicular homicide in the crash that killed 34-year-old Erin Randall of Richfield.

03/12/2015

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Jury Deliberations Resume In Case Alleging Toyota Defect

A jury in Minneapolis has resumed deliberations in a case that alleges the 1996 Toyota Camry had a design defect that caused a fatal crash. Jurors got the case late Wednesday afternoon and deliberated for three full days without reaching a verdict. They were back at it on Tuesday morning.

02/03/2015

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Husband Of Wife Killed By Distracted Driver: ‘Put Away The Phones’

The husband of a woman killed by a distracted driver urges people to put the phone down while they’re on the road. Thirty-three-year-old Andrea Boeve of Steen was riding her bike, pulling her two daughters behind her, when she was struck and killed in late June. The driver of the pickup truck that hit them admitted he was doing banking on his phone at the time. Last week, Christopher Weber pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide.

11/26/2014

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Iowa Man Gets 10 Years For Vehicular Homicide

A Kensett man has been given 10 years in prison for a crash that killed a Minnesota man. Authorities say 47-year-old Michael Chodur was sentenced on Monday in Worth County District Court. He’d pleaded guilty in late November to vehicular homicide.

03/04/2014

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Minn. Man Pleads Guilty In Mobility Scooter Death

A Hibbing man has pleaded guilty in the traffic death of a 78-year-old man who was riding his mobility scooter on a road in northern Minnesota.

04/23/2013

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Northern Iowa Man Charged With Vehicular Homicide

A 46-year-old northern Iowa man has been charged with vehicular homicide while driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

01/15/2013

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Nun Killed By Truck In St. Paul

A nun with the Sisters of St. Joseph was killed near a busy St. Paul intersection on Monday morning. Eighty-five- year-old Sister Mary Beneva died after a pickup truck hit her while she was out for her morning walk.

07/30/2012

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Senser’s Lawyer Requests Overturn Of Felonies

Amy Senser’s lawyer wants her guilty verdicts thrown out, and he’s also asking for a new trial.

05/18/2012

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Man Gets New Trial In Vehicular Homicide Case

A man convicted of vehicular homicide will get a new trial, after the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Monday that a jury should have heard evidence that the crash victim was also drinking.

11/21/2011

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Authorities ID SD Teen Hit, Killed By Pickup

Authorities have identified a South Dakota teenager who died after being struck by a vehicle on a street in De Smet.

09/26/2011