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Mandan man flees authorities, crashes pickup into median at Gladstone

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A Mandan man was arrested early Monday morning after he fled from authorities on Interstate 94, only to crash his vehicle into the median at Exit 72.

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The Stark County Sheriff’s Office arrested Dustin Munson, 28, after a pursuit that began in Morton County carried over into Stark County at about 2 a.m.

Munson failed to stop for sheriff’s deputies until he entered the median at the Gladstone exit and crashed his 2003 Chevrolet S-10 pickup into sand barrels set up there.

“He took those head-on,” Stark County Sheriff’s Capt. Dean Franchuk said.

Munson was uninjured, but was arrested for fleeing authorities, driving under the influence and reckless driving. He was taken to Southwest Multi-County Correction Center in Dickinson.

The Dickinson Police Department and Dickinson Ambulance assisted with the incident.

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