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State trooper appears on a felony charge in drunken driving crash


WILLMAR -- The off-duty Minnesota State Patrol trooper accused of driving while impaired, texting and causing an injury crash Tuesday near Litchfield made his first court appearance Thursday.

Scott Charles Urdahl, 40, of Darwin, faces a felony charge of criminal vehicular homicide or operation for causing the injuries of the other driver in the crash.

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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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