• January 17, 2017

Richard J. Jacobs Killed in Alleged DUI Accident in Wright County, MN

Wright County, MN -- An alleged alcohol related incident in Wright County, MN claimed the life of Richard J. Jacobs Friday, January 13, 2017.

It appears the collision took place in the area of Highway 12 and 10th Avenue Friday evening.

A vehicle containing 55-year-old Kent C. Mattson allegedly ran over Mr. Jacobs in Howard Lake. The report claims Mr. Jacobs, a resident of Waconia, MN, was taken to a local hospital, but died there a short time later. The report claims Mr. Mattson had been drinking at an American Legion Post prior to the collision.

Authorities are investigating the incident and believe alcohol was a factor.

Mr. Mattson has since been charged with multiple offenses related to the incident.

The preliminary media report provided no further information regarding the incident.

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