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The vehicle operated by Lorraine Curtiss is pictured after it was pulled from a pond in October. Curtiss faces charges for an alleged high-speed chase with an officer before she lost control of the car. Tribune photo by Gary Miller

Charges for woman in cop chase

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WILLMAR -- The Spicer woman whose vehicle ended up in a pond this week made her first court appearance Thursday on related charges.

Lorraine Kay Curtiss, 54, of Spicer, appeared on charges stemming from a Tuesday incident that allegedly involved fleeing from a State Patrol trooper, nearly striking schoolchildren with her car and then recklessly driving the vehicle into a pond.


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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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