CHAMPLIN, Minnesota — A Maple Grove woman has been charged with vehicle murder after driving drunk and crashing into another car.
Jill Marie Zetterwall, 58, faces three charges, including driving a vehicle while intoxicated, driving a vehicle with an alcohol concentration of 0.08 or more and an alcohol concentration of 0.08 or more within a two-hour drive.
The complaint says Zetterwall drove north on Highway 169 around 12:30 p.m. on July 21. Traffic slowed at 117th Avenue, but Zetterwall didn’t; she swerved into the left lane and pinned a car. She then drove into the southbound lane, where she crashed into the victim’s car.
Adam Madsen, 37, was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to documents, officers could smell alcohol emanating from Zetterwall, who was also slurping her words. A preliminary breath test revealed that she had an alcohol concentration of 0.196.