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ND trooper shoots, kills driver in interstate chase

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Published: Sep. 8, 2021 at 9:39 AM CDT
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NEAR MANDAN, N.D. (Valley News Live) - The driver involved in a police chase is dead and the trooper who shot him is on leave.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says it happened on I-94 near Mandan on Tuesday, Sept. 7.

The report says troopers were chasing a vehicle along the interstate for reckless driving, and when the chase ended, a trooper fired his gun and killed the driver, a 45-year-old man from Montana.

A gun was later recovered from the man’s vehicle.

The BCI is now investigating the shooting, and the trooper involved is on leave following a review by the BCI and Morton County Attorney.

No one else was in the vehicle with the man and no one else was hurt.

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