MINNESOTA: Bloomington Police charged repeat DWI offender driver Matthew Powell Knutson with DUI vehicular homicide; killed Donald Johnson

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Bloomington Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a motor vehicle and a pedestrian. The incident occurred earlier tonight at approximately 7:30 pm.

Matthew Powell Knutson charged with
DUI vehicular homicide

Police say that their preliminary investigation has determined that an adult male from Bloomington was crossing 98th Street near the intersection of Newton Avenue. A vehicle traveling eastbound on 98th Street struck the pedestrian and he died at the scene from those injuries. The victim was identified as Donald Johnson, 66, of Bloomington. 

The driver, 26 years old from Burnsville, was arrested on Probable Cause DUI Criminal Vehicular Homicide and has a previous DWI conviction from 2014. 

This crash is being investigated by the Bloomington Police Traffic Investigations Unit.

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Description: CRIMINAL VEHICULAR HOMICIDE

Charged By BLOOMINGTON PD

Reason for Arrest: PROBABLE CAUSE

Severity of Charge: PROB CAUSE

State of Charge:36 HOURS EXPIRED

Bail Information:$0 NBR/JAILMNCIS Case #: Court Appearance:

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