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Jenna L. Bixby, 30, killed in collision with wrong-way driver Richard J. Shaka, 72, on Highway 252 in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Authorities on Sunday the identified the man they say had been drinking shortly before he drove his SUV the wrong way on a Brooklyn Park highway after dark, struck a car head-on and killed the other motorist as she head to her 911 dispatch duties.
Authorities say a Minneapolis 911 dispatcher was killed while driving to work when she was hit head-on by a drunken driver in Brooklyn Park - and her husband heard the call while monitoring emergency dispatch audio at home.
Richard J.M. Shaka, 72, of Blaine, was charged in Hennepin County District Court with criminal vehicular homicide in connection with the nighttime collision on Feb. 17 with Jenna L. Bixby, 30, on Hwy. 252.