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Bryan Paul Ness

Moorhead man cleared in fatal 2008 crash that killed friend

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ADA, Minn. - The attorney for a Moorhead man who was acquitted this week of charges related to a car accident in 2008 that killed his best friend says the one-day bench trial exposed the investigation as "a witch hunt" and the case as "a house of cards."


A judge acquitted 33-year-old Bryan Paul Ness of criminal vehicular homicide and DWI on Monday in Norman County District Court.

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