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Jamie Olson, center, stands with family and friends Monday while planting a tree for her son, Austin Wagar, who died following a car crash last summer. Logan Werlinger / The Forum

17-year-old Moorhead boy gets 3.5 months in work camp for fatal crash

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MOORHEAD – Jamie Olson spoke loud and clear over the weeping teenagers assembled in a Clay County courtroom Monday as she told the standing-room- only crowd about the day her 17-year-old son died.


On the August day last year, Olson took her son, Austin Wagar, shopping for a car of his own. She didn’t buy the one they liked, thinking his stepfather should check it out first.

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