Clear Lake Man Charged in Crash That Killed Dassel Teen


ELK RIVER, Minn. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Minnesota man’s blood alcohol level was nearly three times the legal limit for driving when he caused a crash that killed a teenager.

Thirty-eight-year-old Jerome Rothmeyer, of Clear Lake, is charged in Sherburne County with criminal vehicular homicide, fleeing police and drunken driving in an Aug. 10 crash the led to the death of 18-year-old Kyle Foley, of Dassel.

A criminal complaint says a police officer saw Rothmeyer leave Pebble Creek Golf Club in Becker and weave outside his lane. It says the officer attempted to stop him, but he sped away and ran a stop sign causing a collision that killed Foley.

Rothmeyer’s attorney has declined to comment.


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