Homicide charges filed in fatal crash

Published 10:41 pm Wednesday, June 7, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS — An Apple Valley man is facing homicide charges in a crash that killed a woman last week near downtown Minneapolis.

Prosecutors expect the man to make his first court appearance Wednesday on charges of criminal vehicular homicide.

A criminal complaint filed in Hennepin County said the accused driver ran a red light, struck and killed Krista Sandstrom, 47, then left the scene of the crash along with a passenger.

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Police found him not far from the crash site. He was handcuffed and taken to Hennepin County Medical Center.