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Attempted murder charges dropped in Renville Co., Minn., police pursuit case


OLIVIA — Two charges of attempted, first degree murder are being dropped against Brian Noel Hester, 46, of Redwood Falls.

Hester, who is currently in the Renville County Jail, was charged after a 38-mile, high speed chase on Dec. 3 in Renville and Redwood counties. He also faces two charges of second degree assault with a dangerous weapon, fleeing a police officer, driving while intoxicated and driving after cancellation.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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