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Man who ran over Fargo police officer gets 12 years

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FARGO — The Fargo man who ran over a city police officer last month, and then was caught on tape telling his girlfriend in a jail phone call that he should have killed the man, was sentenced Thursday to 12 years.

Jack Michael Christensen, 49, pleaded guilty Thursday in Cass County District Court to Class B felony assaulting a peace officer, and to leaving the scene of an injury accident and aggravated assault, both Class C felonies.

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