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Sherman Frederick was found guilty of criminal vehicular homicide or operation

Guilty verdicts in death of boy


Sherman Bernard Frederick was found guilty Wednesday of criminal vehicular homicide and careless driving for the death of 3-year-old Jack Larson. 

Frederick was driving a minivan the afternoon of May 9, 2009, that   struck and killed Jack after passing on the right a line of vehicles that had stopped on Crow Wing County Road 3 in Merrifield to let several children cross the road.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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