Lenient sentence for semi driver charged in fatal crash
A semi truck driver who caused a fatal accident by doing a U-turn on Highway 34 was given an unusually lenient sentence Monday.
Ahmed Haji Ridhwani, 23, of Columbus, Ohio, appeared in Becker County District Court before District Judge Mark Hansen.
He was charged with a serious felony -- criminal vehicular homicide, leaving the scene of an accident -- for his role in a fatal car-semi crash on Feb. 5 that killed Ted Schaum of rural Detroit Lakes.
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