One Dead in High-Speed Chase in Fayette County

One person is dead following a high-speed chase in Fayette County this weekend.

The Sheriff’s Office says one of their deputies become involved in a pursuit with a car in the early hours on Saturday. The car was headed north on Mills Street into Wadena when it crossed into the oncoming lane and shoulder and hit a parked pickup truck head-on.

No one was in the truck at the time and authorities say it was legally parked.

The driver of the car, 28-year old Jared Hill of Missouri, died in the crash.