Woman arrested for fatal hit-and-run in Deer River

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Published: Sep. 20, 2023 at 1:51 PM CDT
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DEER RIVER, MN. (Northern News Now) - A woman has been arrested after allegedly hitting a man on the side of the road with a vehicle and fleeing.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the woman from Deer River is expecting charges for felony hit-and-run as well as criminal vehicular homicide.

Clement Nason, 61, also of Deer River, was found at the intersection of Golf Course Road and Highway 6 around 5 a.m. on Sunday in Deer River.

The Minnesota State Patrol says its investigation is ongoing and didn’t share more details about the incident itself.

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