Report: MN Man Played Air Guitar In Vehicle Before Deadly Crash

(Carlton County, MN) — Investigators say a driver admitted to playing air guitar inside a moving vehicle immediately before a deadly crash in Carlton County last week. Twenty-one-year-old Brent Keranen of Pengilly reportedly told investigators he was “jamming out” to a good song on the radio when the vehicle’s airbags suddenly deployed. Sixty-one-year-old Justin McNeil of Moose Lake was walking on the shoulder of Highway 73 when he was hit and killed last Thursday. Police have charged Keranen with criminal vehicular manslaughter in connection with the crash.

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