DEER RIVER, Minn. (AP) — A 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. A judge set his bail at $200,000 without conditions, or $100,000 with conditions including electronic home monitoring.READ MORE: Wild And Timberwolves Win Big Saturday, United Ties
The Minnesota State Patrol says Cloud was driving an SUV Tuesday morning in Itasca County and struck the driver’s side of a car making a U-turn. Both people in the car were killed. They were identified as 27-year-old Cory Jones of Cass Lake and 21-year-old Jaclyn Howard of Deer River.READ MORE: Family Mourns 'Loving' And 'Gentle' St. Paul Man After Fatal Hit-And-Run
A criminal complaint says Cloud told authorities that the three had been drinking at his house and a casino before the crash.
It wasn’t immediately clear if Cloud has an attorney.MORE NEWS: Minnesota Gophers Beat Maryland 34-16
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