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Dad: Distracted driving may have led to son's fatal crash into Red River

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FARGO - The family of the man who died after his car was submerged in the Red River believe distracted driving may have caused his death.


James Dean Gress, 32, of Moorhead died Monday morning at Sanford Medical Center. He was rescued from his vehicle after a crash Saturday along a curved section of Broadway across from the wastewater treatment plant in north Fargo.

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