Faribault Man Sentenced For The Death At Austin Bonfire Party Last Year….

A 28-year-old southern Minnesota man with a revoked driver’s license who fatally ran over a friend while “doing doughnuts” in a pasture during a drinking party near Austin has been sentenced to seven years.
Nathan P. Brooks, of Faribault, was sentenced in Freeborn County District Court  in connection with the hit-and-run death of 30-year-old Alex D. Tapp, of Austin, in April 2016.
Brooks pleaded guilty in April of this year to criminal vehicular homicide. After hitting Tapp with his spinning SUV during the bonfire party, Brooks fled and surrendered to authorities the next day.


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