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Driver, 15, arrested after high-speed pursuit


WILLMAR -- A 15-year-old male driver was arrested and is being held on various charges after leading a Kandiyohi County sheriff’s deputy on a high-speed pursuit early this morning.

At about 2:45 a.m., the deputy was completing a traffic stop at Highway 71 and Highway 9 when a southbound 1994 Ford Explorer passed the deputy’s location at over 80 mph. The deputy attempted to stop the vehicle but the driver refused.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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