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Driver charged in 2012 crash that killed Cannon Falls man

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Six months after a one-vehicle crash killed a Cannon Falls man near New Trier, the Minnesota State Patrol has charged a Hampton man in connection with the crash.


Keri James Gesme, 27, has been charged with criminal vehicular homicide (driving with a blood-alcohol concentration of .08 or more), criminal vehicular homicide (negligence) and criminal vehicular homicide (grossly negligent). All three charges are felonies and carry a maximum sentence of up to 10 years on conviction.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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