Arrest made in connection to Becker hit-and-run

A 45-year-old man from Waubun is under arrest in connection with a hit-and-run Aug. 12 in Becker County that injured two people.

Authorities say the victims were working on a stalled vehicle along a highway in Maple Grove Township in the early evening when they were hit by a vehicle, which then fled.

The victims were airlifted to a Fargo hospital.

Charges are pending against the suspect, Justin Richey.



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