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Published April 10, 2013, 09:02 AM

Man charged in hit-and-run death in Sargent County

BRAMPTON, N.D. (AP) — A 22-year-old man from Brampton has been formally charged in what authorities say was a hit-and-run death in southeastern North Dakota over the weekend.

BRAMPTON, N.D. (AP) — A 22-year-old man from Brampton has been formally charged in what authorities say was a hit-and-run death in southeastern North Dakota over the weekend.

Dakota Sutton is charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving a death. The felony charge carries a maximum punishment of 10 years in prison upon conviction.

Court documents do not list an attorney for Sutton, and a home telephone listing for him could not immediately be found. He is due in court April 17.

The Highway Patrol says Sutton was driving a pickup truck that hit 28-year-old Reavis Dandridge, of Oakes, on a rural, gravel road in Sargent County about 3 a.m. Sunday. Dandridge was later pronounced dead at a hospital in Oakes.

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