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Budd gets six-month jail term on vehicular homicide charge

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Buffalo/ Pepin Circuit Court Judge James Duvall said he didn't get much sleep the night before he sentenced George Derrick Budd.

In October, the 54-year-old Beldenville man pled guilty to homicide by negligent operation of a vehicle in the death of Julie Nelson, 47, Hammond, March 17. Budd struck the motorcycle Nelson was riding with her husband, Glen, 48. Glen was seriously injured.


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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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