On May 23, 2014, Rice County District Court Judge Thomas Neuville issued an order denying two key motions — one for dismissal and one to suppress evidence — and denying a request for a Frye-Mack hearing in the 2012 case of a man accused of criminal negligence in the death of a Webster Township pedestrian.
Michael Moreland, 56, also of Webster Township, was indicted by a grand jury in January 2013 on criminal vehicular homicide/gross negligence charges in the death of Kimberly Motzko, a neighbor who was out walking her dogs the morning of July 26, 2012, on a rural Northfield road. Moreland told investigators on the scene that the sun was in his eyes and that he didn’t see Motzko until it was too late.
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