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Published March 09, 2012, 11:05 AM

Fargo man sentenced for fleeing accident where one of his passengers was seriously injured

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - A Fargo man will serve 270 days in jail after fleeing an accident where one of his passengers was seriously injured. 20-year old Jordan Braaten will also have 5 years of supervised probation, and pay more than 11-hundred dollars in fines.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - A Fargo man will serve 270 days in jail after fleeing an accident where one of his passengers was seriously injured. 20-year old Jordan Braaten will also have 5 years of supervised probation, and pay more than 11-hundred dollars in fines.

He was sentenced for criminal vehicular operation. Police say last summer Braaten was speeding and lost control, rolling his vehicle near Detroit Lakes.

4 women were in the car, 1 of them is now paralyzed. Braaten fled, and was found later that night. He had a blood alcohol level of 0.18.

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