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.