Charges Dropped for Mother in Case of Hit-and-Run that Killed Brasa Employee

Abby Hegner Photo: Ramsey County
Abby Hegner

September 25, 2018 07:10 AM

Criminal charges have been dismissed for a mother accused of helping her son cover up his involvement in a fatal hit-and-run crash in St. Paul.

The Ramsey County Attorney's Office says charges against Abbey Hegner were dropped in order to secure a guilty plea from her son.

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Dustin Hegner Royce has pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular homicide in the death of Jose Hernandez Solano. Solano was biking home from work when he was struck and killed Nov. 26.


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Abbey Hegner was charged with evading an offender for allegedly helping her son cover his tracks following the hit-and-run crash.

Hegner Royce was sentenced to four years in prison for Solano's death.

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