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Clarkfield man in custody after high-speed chase


GRANITE FALLS — A Clarkfield man is in custody after leading authorities on a high-speed chase during which items fell out of his pickup truck and an attached trailer.

Matthew Nelson, 30, scuffled with and escaped from a sheriff’s deputy who was attempting to take him into custody around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in Clarkfield, according to the Yellow Medicine Sheriff’s Office.

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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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