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Half-million dollar bond set for Sotona's killer

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A half-million-dollar bond has been set for a driver that was being chased by a state trooper in Minneapolis, when he got into a crash that killed a western Wisconsin man. The State Patrol said 34-year-old Yia Her was speeding and driving drunk early Monday -- and as he eluded troopers, he collided with a vehicle and killed its driver, 20-year-old Brody Sotona of Spring Valley. A 24-year-old man who was Sotona's passenger remained hospitalized in critical condition as of yesterday.


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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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