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Defendant to serve jail time for fatal Pope County accident in 2011


GLENWOOD — James David Poock, 35, of Moorhead, will serve a minimum of three months and possibly up to a year in jail as well as four years of probation as the driver in a fatal car-pedestrian accident on July 23, 2011 in Pope County.

Poock was driving a 2004 Saturn that struck and killed Wes Tessman, 27, of Glenwood, at 1:20 a.m. on Highway 114 near Lowry.

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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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