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Driver Pleads Guilty in Minnesota Campground Fatality

September 29, 2009 by   - () Comments Off on Driver Pleads Guilty in Minnesota Campground Fatality

A woman accused of causing the death of a baby and injuring his mother while they were camping at a Renville County park in Minnesota has pleaded guuilty, according to KEYC-TV, Mankato, Minn.

Nicolle Prechel admitted she backed over their tent at Beaver Falls Park on July 5, killing 3-month-old Whyatt Sander and injuring his mother, 21-year-old Sheena Hinshaw.

Prechel pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular homicide and criminal vehicular homicide — causing bodily harm while under the influence of alcohol.

Four other charges were dropped.

Sentencing is set for Nov. 12.

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