Amended charges filed in fatal golf cart crash in Mapleton

(MAPLETON) — Upgraded charges have been filed in the case of the death of a Fargo woman who was involved in a golf cart accident in mid-July.

In Cass County District Court, 43-year-old Erin Brousseau is now facing a Class A Felony charge of Criminal Vehicular Homicide in the death of 37-year-old Ashley Tangedal of Fargo. On July 15, Brousseau was driving a Club Car golf cart east on Sunset Drive in Mapleton, and was making a left turn onto Sunrise Drive, when Tangedal was ejected from the golf cart.

Tangedal was transported to a Fargo hospital by Sanford AirMed, where she died.

Brousseau was initially charged with Criminal Vehicular Injury.

The new charges carry a minimum mandatory sentence of three years imprisonment.