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Nicolle Prechel of Redwood County has been arrested in the Renville County pending charges of driving while intoxicated and criminal vehicular homicide. Prechel allegedly backed over and through a tent fatally injuring an infant and injuring the infant's mother.

Prechel enters no plea in death of 3½-month-old boy

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OLIVIA -- Nicolle Marie Mercedes Prechel, 31, of Willmar, entered no plea Wednesday to seven charges as she made her first appearance in court before District Judge Randall Slieter in Olivia.


Prechel is charged in the death of 3½-month-old Whyatt Sander of Redwood Falls after allegedly backing her van over a tent.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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