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Woman pleads guilty to criminal vehicular homicide

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Keisha Marie Van Pelt, 28, of Bemidji, changed her plea, Sept. 22, to guilty to felony criminal vehicular homicide or operating a vehicle with negligence under the influence of alcohol. District Judge Paul Benshoof set her next court date will be Oct. 26.


She was convicted in Beltrami District Court in connection with a crash that killed 3-year-old Valencia Marie Van Pelt, her niece.

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