Wabasha, MN (KROC-AM News) – A sentencing hearing has actually been set up in late November for a senior Lake City guy who was charged with the hit-and-run death of a teenage skateboarder in 2015.
Court records show 85-year-old Bernard Quist has actually participated in a plea offer and will confess to a criminal car murder charge. In exchange, Wabasha County district attorneys have actually consented to dismiss 2 extra counts of criminal car murder and a hit and run charge for striking the victim with his car.
The criminal grievance in the event states an initial breath test put Quist’s blood-alcohol concentration at.96 the night of 16-year-old Adriana Simon’s death. She was discovered lying next to her skateboard on a roadway surrounding to Isaak Walton Park in Wabasha on August 31, 2021. She was carried to a regional healthcare facility she was noticable dead from injuries.
A witness informed authorities a senior males and female were likewise at the scene however left prior to officers got here. One witness informed a private investigator the senior guy was heard stating “she is gone,” and the lady specified, “she simply darted out.”
The court record suggests Quist and the lady later on gotten in touch with Wabasha Police and go back to the scene. The authorities report on the fatal occurrence states Quist confessed he was driving the car that struck the teen which he had actually formerly taken in a number of alcohols.
The plea arrangement does not consist of a suggested sentence. Both sides have actually consented to argue prior to a judge at Quist’s sentencing hearing on November 23.
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