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Renville County, Minn., files attempted murder charges in cop chase


OLIVIA — Attempted first-degree murder charges were filed Tuesday in Renville County against a man who led law officers on a 38-mile, high-speed chase Monday afternoon in Renville and Redwood counties.

Brian Noel Hester, 46, of Redwood Falls, allegedly rammed his pickup truck into a squad car while an officer sat in it, as well as pointed it directly at another deputy who had to dive out of the way to avoid being hit, according to the criminal complaint filed Tuesday.

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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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