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Man killed in crash near Spicer was Norwegian judge


WILLMAR -- The driver of a vehicle killed in a Tuesday morning crash at the intersection of County Roads 10 and 4 east of Spicer was a Norwegian appeals court judge who was on his way to the Kandiyohi County Courthouse in Willmar.

According to District Judge Donald M. Spilseth, Jan Martin Flod, 63, was visiting from Norway and had arranged with Spilseth to observe a hearing and watch the interpreters assisting in Spilseth's courtroom.

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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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