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Brainerd woman sentenced to 50 months in prison for criminal vehicular homicide


Kerri Marie Zelinske, 24, Brainerd, was sentenced Tuesday, Feb. 25, in Cass County District Court to serve 50 months in prison for criminal vehicular homicide, according to Cass County Attorney Christopher Strandlie.

Zelinske had pleaded guilty to that charge Jan. 27. At the plea hearing she admitted that on Oct. 10, 2013, she was driving her car southbound on Cass County Road 70 in East Gull Lake after having consumed alcohol on a friend’s boat.

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