August 12, 2019 07:24 AM
(ABC 6 News) -- The Dodge County man charged with criminal vehicular homicide for his role in a crash that killed a mother and daughter almost a year ago, has been cited for speeding.
Tanner Kruckeberg, 25, was reportedly driving 41 in a 30 mile-per-hour zone when he was stopped and ticketed by Owatonna Police on July 11.
He has pleaded not guilty.
Authorities believe Kruckeberg was speeding and on his cell phone on Sept. 7, when his vehicle rear-ended a car slowing to make a turn off U.S. Hwy. 14 near Claremont.
The crash killed the driver, Rachel Harberts, and her 8-year-old daughter, Emerson.
Jaxon Harberts, 12, was critically injured, but survived.
Kruckeberg was conditionally released without bail after his first court appearance in February.
Among the conditions: No traffic-related charges, and remain law-abiding.
A plea hearing in the homicide case is set for Sept. 5 in Dodge County District Court.
A review of Kruckeberg's driving record at the time of the crash indicates at least nine convictions for speeding, as well as a 2014 convictions for texting while driving.
Created: August 12, 2019 07:24 AM
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