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Mandan woman flees trooper with 1-year-old inside

MANDAN, N.D. -- A 22-year-old Mandan woman accused of fleeing authorities in a vehicle with a 1-year-old in an unsecured car seat crashed into another vehicle Friday morning on Interstate 94.

Around 8:50 a.m. April 19, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said it began a pursuit after the 2003 Hyundai SUV was speeding at the end of a construction zone westbound on Interstate 94 Expressway. The trooper pursued the vehicle, driven by Raven Harrison, onto I-94 with speeds reaching 90 mph, the Highway Patrol said.

The vehicle entered the next construction zone and turned onto an off-ramp where it sideswiped a GMC Acadia driven by Beth Landeberger, 43, of Bismarck. The Hyundai eventually stopped on Old Red Trail after it became undrivable due to damage, the Highway Patrol said.

Harrison was taken into custody. The boy, who was reportedly uninjured, was released to child protective services.

Landeberger was wearing a seatbelt and the extent of any injuries was not known, the Highway Patrol said.

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