Charges: Trucker watching PornHub videos when he fatally struck worker on I-94

PSA: Don't watch porn and drive.

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July 16, 2019 - 12:15 pm

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A St. Paul Park man is accused of watching pornographic videos before a a crash that killed a highway worker on I-94.

47-year-old Tate Doom was charged last week with criminal vehicular homicide from the crash last October near Rogers.

59-year-old Vernon Hedquist of Pillager died when Doom's semi rear-ended a pick-up and trailer. The trailer struck Hedquist.

According to the Star Tribune, authorities recovered deleted files from PornHub on Doom's cellphone, and investors believe data showed he played them in the moments leading up the crash,  but he's denied using it at the time of collision. 

 

 

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