Esko woman sentenced for killing Cloquet woman in car crash

By KBJR News 1

Esko woman sentenced for killing Cloquet woman in car crash

June 13, 2014 Updated Jun 15, 2014 at 10:50 AM CDT

Carlton County, MN (NNCNOW.com)--- An Esko woman will spend one year behind bars for causing a car crash that killed a Cloquet woman last summer.

26-year-old Megan Dickenson pleaded guilty in April to one charge of criminal vehicular homicide for hitting and killing 34-year-old Kari Louma.

The accident happened at the intersection of the Canosia and North Cloquet Roads in Carlton County.

Authorities say Dickenson flew through the stop sign at the intersection, colliding with Luoma's vehicle.

Luoma's husband Jeremiah was also in the car, and sufferred non-life threatening injuries.

Police say Dickenson admitted to drinking before the crash.

Dickenson was sentenced to one year in the Carlton County Jail, followed by seven years of probation.

Dickenson is to write a letter of apology and participate in a Healing Circle as part of her probation.

She is also to have no alcohol, and speak to driving schools and health classes at least twice a week.

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