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Duluth funeral home director pleads not guilty in DWI crash that killed two people

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The operator of Dougherty Funeral Home in Duluth pleaded not guilty Thursday to driving under the influence of a controlled substance in an accident that resulted in the death of two men.


Daniel Dougherty, 50, of Hermantown entered the plea before Sixth Judicial District Judge Shaun Floerke in St. Louis County District Court. He also pleaded not guilty to charges of careless driving, failure to obey a traffic control signal and speeding.

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