Sheriff: Montrose Man Dies After Being Dragged By Truck; 2 Arrested

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Officials in Wright County say two people were arrested Sunday after an 18-year-old man was found unconscious in the street and later died.

Sheriff Joe Hagerty says his office received a report early Sunday morning of a body in the road near the 500 block of 1st Street North.

The victim, identified as Justin Harvey of Montrose, had been dragged by a pickup truck, a preliminary investigation found.

Deputies treated Harvey at the scene. He died later at Hennepin County Medical Center.

The investigation found that Harvey had gotten into a confrontation with the person in the truck’s passenger seat. During the fight, Harvey was dragged a short distance by the truck.

The sheriff says two people were arrested and booked into the county jail on criminal vehicular operation and robbery charges.

Their identities were not released.


One Comment

  1. Kally Waters says:

    Well, tie em up and give them a dragging behind a truck. fair is fair.

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