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Faith Mitzel of Oberon talks about the fatal accident she was involved in on May 19 along a stretch of Highway 57 near Fort Totten. She says witnesses can testify that she was not at fault. Sarah Kolberg/ Forum Communications

93-year-old driver gets warning from judge; ND woman avoids jail time

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DEVILS LAKE, N.D. - Faith Mitzel was not sentenced to jail time Tuesday, but Judge Donovan Foughty warned the 93-year-old known for her role in a fatal crash that if she gets behind the wheel without passing a driver's test, she could face up to 60 days behind bars.


"I don't want to give you 60 days in jail," Foughty said. "I just don't want you driving."

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