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Helena man charged with criminal vehicular homicide in North Dakota

Posted at 5:41 PM, Apr 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-10 21:07:51-04

WILLIAMS COUNTY, N.D. – A Helena man is being held on $1 million bond following a fatal crash in Williams County, North Dakota.

According to NBC affiliate KFYR, Samuel Hamilton has been charged with criminal vehicular homicide for a crash on April 6th.

Courtesy Williams Co. North Dakota Sheriff’s Office

KFYR reports that the North Dakota state patrol say Hamilton failed to stop at an intersection — and his vehicle collided with a Jeep with two people inside.

The crash killed 16-year-old Lexi Meduna of Williston. A 16-year-old boy was also injured in the crash.

In North Dakota, the charge of criminal vehicular homicide is a ‘class a’ felony.