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Hudson woman charged in fatal Twin Cities crash

A Hudson woman was charged Tuesday with criminal vehicular homicide following a Twin Cities crash in May that left a woman dead.

The charges were filed in Ramsey County District Court against Destiny Y. Xiong, 35, the driver in a May 1 rear-end crash in New Brighton, Minn.

According to a criminal complaint, Xiong was handling her cellphone when her car rear-ended a vehicle occupied by a 37-year-old man and his 32-year-old fiancee. The woman, identified in the complaint as B.M., died three days later from injuries sustained in the crash, which occurred on Interstate 35W.

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Mike Longaecker

Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker

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