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Mother pleads guilty in crash

Misty Louise Mattinas, 27, pleaded guilty Friday to one felony count of criminal vehicular homicide, with alcohol concentration .08 or more, in Sixth District Carlton County Court. Two other felony charges of criminal vehicular homicide, six felony charges of criminal vehicular operation-bodily harm, and two charges for endangerment of a child along with an open bottle law violation, and driving after revocation were dismissed as part of the plea bargain.

Mattinas’ three-year-old son died as a result of the crash on White Pine Trail last November. When police arrived at the scene that afternoon, they found parts of a 2004 Chevy Impala on each side of the road. A sentencing hearing is set for 2 p.m. Dec. 13.