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Published May 22, 2012, 03:24 PM

Minnesota man get jail in ex-prep wrestling star death

RED WING, Minn. (AP) — A rural Kenyon man has been sentenced to a year in jail for a drunken driving crash that killed a former high school wrestling star.

RED WING, Minn. (AP) — A rural Kenyon man has been sentenced to a year in jail for a drunken driving crash that killed a former high school wrestling star.

Twenty-year-old Chad Lexvold will be on probation for 10 years. The judge also ordered Lexvold to give at least three talks a year about the dangers of drinking and driving.

Lexvold repeatedly apologized in court Monday to the family of 19-year-old fellow wrestler Jacob Baalson. Baalson, a former Kenyon-Wanamingo High School wrestling star, was killed in the crash on March 19, 2011.

The Post-Bulletin of Rochester (http://bit.ly/LoVZun) reports Lexvold entered a Norgaard plea last December. A Norgaard plea means a defendant acknowledges guilt but can't recall the facts because he was intoxicated.

Baalson and Lexvold wrestled on the 2010 Kenyon-Wanamingo team.

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Information from: Post-Bulletin, http://www.postbulletin.com

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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