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Echo Press photo by Izzy Rusch A truck driven by Rebecca Ann Koetter ended up on its side in Nelson Lake southeast of Brandon Saturday. She faces second-degree assault charges in connection with the incident that was reported as road rage.

'Road rage' suspect lands in lake

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It looked like the vehicles were playing bumper cars.

That's how one witness described a crash near Brandon Saturday that was reported as road rage.


The incident resulted in a truck rolling into a lake and felony charges against the driver.

Here's what happened, according to the criminal complaint:

At 6:44 p.m., Juli Kellerhuis of Brandon called the Law Enforcement Center and said her neighbor, Rebecca Ann Koetter, was trying to run her off the road.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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