MANTORVILLE, Minn. (AP) — A Dodge Center man accused of distracted driving in a crash that killed a mother and daughter has been charged with two counts of criminal vehicular homicide.
Authorities allege 24-year-old Tanner Kruckeberg was using his cellphone when he rear-ended a stopped car on Highway 14 in Claremont last September.READ MORE: Next Weather: Dry Start In Twin Cities, Showers Later On
Eight-year-old Emerson Harberts died at the scene. Her 43-year-old mother, Rachel Harberts, was taken off life support about a week later. Her 12-year-old son also was in the car and was seriously injured.READ MORE: Body Found In Mississippi River In Anoka Identified
Kruckeberg is set to make his first court appearance on Feb. 13. It wasn’t immediately clear if he had an attorney, and a home telephone listing for him couldn’t be found.MORE NEWS: Next Drive: Serious Crash Closes Highway 36 In Roseville
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