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Spring Valley man killed by alleged drunk driver in MN

MINNEAPOLIS (WTAQ) - A western Wisconsin man was killed early Monday in Minneapolis, when his vehicle was hit by a suspected drunk driver who was being chased by police. 

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a trooper tried stopping the offender for speeding and OWI around 1 a.m. 

A chase began when the driver sped away. Officials said it ended when the offender's car hit another vehicle broadside at a downtown Minneapolis intersection. 

That driver, 20-year-old Brody Sotona of Spring Valley was killed. A 24-year-old passenger in Sotona's vehicle from Stillwater Minnesota was seriously hurt. 

The suspect in the chase was arrested at the crash scene, and was then taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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