Brainerd woman sentenced for criminal vehicular homicide

By KBJR News 1

Brainerd woman sentenced for criminal vehicular homicide

February 26, 2014 Updated Feb 26, 2014 at 12:17 PM CDT

Brainerd, MN (NNCNOW.com) - A Brainerd woman has been sentenced to serve 50 months in prison for criminal vehicular homicide.

According to the Cass County Attorney, Kerri Marie Zelinske, 24, was sentenced in Cass County District Court on Tuesday.

Zelinske pled guilty to Criminal Vehicular Homicide in January, admitting that she was driving her car while under the influence of alcohol in October of 2013, crossing the center line of the roadway and striking and killing a 57-year-old man riding his bicycle.

Zelinske will serve her sentence in the women's correctional facility in Shakopee, Minnesota.

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