Kacy E. Merseal, 29, killed and Tanya Marie Von Weine, 30, injured in head-on crash with alleged drunk wrong-way driver Brandon Dellwo, 29, on Highway 19 near Lonsdale, Minnesota

Modified Date: 
Sat, 06/16/2018 - 8:46am
Accident Date: 
Sunday, August 6, 2017

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  The driver of a large SUV heading the wrong way on a highway just south of the Twin Cities late at night killed a motorist in a head-on crash early Sunday, authorities said.

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“I can't get her back,” said Kathryn Merseal, “because somebody couldn't just say, ‘Hey come get me, or call me an Uber, or get me a taxi.'”

Driver admits being very drunk in wrong-way crash near Northfield that killed bride-to-be

Sentencing is scheduled for June 14 for Dellwo, who pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular homicide and criminal vehicular operation.

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 A Minnesota man will spend up to four years in prison for the drunk driving crash that killed an Iowa lawyer.   

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Kacy E. Merseal
Brandon Dellwo
Tanya Marie Von Weine
Highway 19

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