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Colton Nelson, 17, killed and three injured in car collision with suspected drunk driver on County Road 28 in Sandstone, Minnesota; Charles Theodore Hendricks, 34, charged with vehicular homicide
Modified Date:Sat, 11/07/2015 - 12:19pm
Accident Date:Wednesday, February 11, 2015
"If you think about the kind of kid you want to have in school, he's that kind of kid," Kayla said. Nelson was the kind of all-American teenager any parent would be proud off.
A court complaint said a Pine County deputy said Hendricks was covered in blood, crawling through debris and yelling "What did I do? What did I do? I killed someone!"
A suspected drunk driver caused a collision that killed Colton Nelson, 17, Monday night in Sandstone. Nelson's sister and a friend were injured in the crash. Nelson was a senior at East Central and a talented athlete and student. The head-on collision was caused by a suspected drunk driver who had a bottle of vodka in his truck. The alleged drunk driver, Charles Theodore Hendricks of Sandstone was hospitalized in critical condition. He is charged in Kanabec County with vehicular homicide. The crash is under investigation; check back for updates.
Charles Theodore Hendricks
Roadway:County Road 28
County:Pine County, MN
Area:Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN