Aug 23, 2012 at 7:30 am
WILLMAR, MN (KNSI) - The driver accused in a crash that killed three family members has been released from the Kandiyohi County Jail.
Twenty-one-year-old Paul Wickenhauser is out on $50,000 bond and is being electronically monitored.
The State Patrol says Wickenhauser was driving a pickup on Highway 12 near Willmar Friday night, crossed the center line and struck a minivan. The minivan traveled into the ditch and caught fire. The Cokato man is charged with criminal vehicular homicide.
Michelle Hoffman, of Eden Prairie, her 8-year-old daughter, Julia, and mother-in-law, Marta Stoffers, of Atwater, died in the crash.
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