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Drunk driver arrested after landing vehicle in the ditch

A driver was arrested for DWI after crashing his vehicle into a ditch northeast of New York Mills.

The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office said the crash occurred at the intersection of Highway 8 and 605th Avenue at 9:15 p.m., April 2.

Arrested was Jeremiah Pikkaraine, 31, of Detroit Lakes.

“The vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed, in excess of the legal limits,” said Sheriff’s Lt. Matt McGuire.