Impaired driver sentenced to prison for St. Paul crash that killed girfriend

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An impaired driver was sentenced to nearly six years in prison Monday for crashing a stolen SUV in St. Paul in February, a wreck that killed his girlfriend.

Devin Markus Chase, 31, had pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular homicide while under the influence of a controlled substance in connection with the Feb. 4 crash on Cretin Avenue that killed Randi Lee Stone, 30, of Minneapolis.

Chase told police he and Stone and others bought methamphetamine and heroin in Minneapolis the morning of the crash and drove around all day smoking the drugs, the charges say. He said he’d been living in the Nissan Rogue SUV, but denied knowing it was stolen.

The driver of a Nissan Altima that Chase crashed into around 4 p.m. told police he was going south on Cretin Avenue and approaching Mississippi River Boulevard when he saw the SUV headed to...

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