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Man Charged After Crash, Police Chase In Mankato

MANKATO, Minn. (WCCO) -- A 23-year-old man is facing several charges after he crashed into a crosswalk pole before fleeing police early Sunday morning in Mankato.

Daniel Basung was charged with fleeing the police, DWI, driving after revocation and hit and run after a deputy witnessed him crash his car into a crosswalk pole and decorative limestone rock in downtown Mankato.

After a short chase, police initiated a pursuit intervention technique and were able to apprehend Basung at the scene.

A 28-year-old passenger was released at the scene and was not charged.

No injuries were reported.


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