Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Breaking News: Kruckeberg pleads guilty in Harberts crash

Two days before the 1 year anniversary of the Highway 14 crash leaving a mother and daughter dead, Tanner Kruckeberg, 25, of Dodge Center plead guilty to vehicular homicide. 

Kruckeberg admitted in a Dodge County courtroom on Monday, to being distracted long enough to rear end a vehicle which killed  Blooming Prairie School Teacher Rachel Harberts and her 8 year old daughter Emerson Harberts. 

As part of the plea deal, Kruckeberg will be given a stay of imposition, will have to spend 30 days in jail for 5 years annually, and will be on probation for 10 years in exchange for a prison sentence of almost 5 years in prison which is the sentencing guideline for the criminal charge. 

Kruckeberg will also be required to talk to youth classes about his story. 

 

Kruckeberg’s sentencing hearing will be scheduled at a later date.

 

See full story in this week’s print edition or subscribe online. Please subscribe here or current subscribers can login here.

Steele County Times & DCI

Steele County Times
507-583-4431
411 E. Main St.
P.O. Box 247
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

Dodge County Independent
507-634-7503
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

Dodge County Printing
507-634-2661
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

 

Sign Up For Breaking News

Stay informed on our latest news!

Manage my subscriptions

Subscribe to Greer Citizen newsletter feed