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River Falls teen acquitted of vehicular homicide

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It took a jury around 90 minutes Friday to find a River Falls teenager not guilty of homicide by negligent operation of a vehicle.

Tanner Brown, 18, W9463 690th Ave., was also acquitted of reckless driving causing injury.


Brown was charged stemming from an accident in May 2012 resulting in the death of Sara Goldbach, 14, River Falls. The trial lasted three days with a jury made up of six men and six women.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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