Minnesota man dies after police chase in South Dakota

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — A Minnesota man was killed after authorities said he fled from a Highway Patrol trooper in South Dakota's Brookings County and crashed.

Fifty-eight-year-old Douglas Bixby, of Windom, Minnesota, died late Sunday after crashing his car into a ditch embankment and a tree.

Authorities say the chase began when the patrol received a report of an erratic driver on Interstate 29. Speeds reached 80 mph.


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