MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 25-year-old Dodge Center man has pleaded guilty in a distracted driving crash that killed a woman and her daughter.
According to KIMT, Tanner Ronald Kruckeberg pleaded guilty Thursday morning to one count of criminal vehicular homicide in connection to the Sept. 7, 2018 crash.READ MORE: St. Paul School Board Votes To Close 6 Schools Amid Declining Enrollment, Sustainability Concerns
Authorities say Tanner Kruckeberg, who was 24 at the time, was using his cellphone when he rear-ended a stopped car on Highway 14 in Claremont last September.READ MORE: Minneapolis Sees 90th, 91st Homicides Of 2021 After Violent Night
Emerson Harberts, 8, 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 was in the car and survived, but was seriously injured.MORE NEWS: Wizards Beat Wolves 115-107; Towns Hurts Himself Dunking
No sentencing date has been set, KIMT reports.