Driver had .351 BAC in crash killing Minnesota coach’s baby boy
STARBUCK, Minn. (KMSP) -
A Starbuck, Minn., man had a .351 BAC when he crashed his truck into an SUV carrying a Minnesota college basketball coach and his family.
The crash killed Drake Bigler, the 5-month-old son of Southwest Minnesota State University men's basketball coach Brad Bigler.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the crash happened around 9:25 p.m. Saturday on Trunk Highway 29 and County Road 41 near Starbuck.
Bigler was hospitalized with broken ribs and a collapsed lung. His wife and grandmother were also injured.
Dana Schoen , 38, was arrested at the scene and charged Tuesday with four counts of criminal vehicular homicide or operation.
According to the charges, Schoen had a .351 BAC. He told police he had "a few" drinks. Officers found six beer cans -- two empty and four full -- inside his truck. The cans were still cold at the time.
The Bigler family was driving to a relative's cabin at the time of the crash. Two of Bigler's other children were in a different car.