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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

North Dakota woman, 93, to plead guilty to driving charges

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A 93-year-old woman notorious for her involvement in a fatal crash is expected to plead guilty to a pair of misdemeanor driving charges in Ramsey County, N.D.


Faith Mitzel of Oberon, N.D., has a change-of-plea hearing set for Tuesday in Devils Lake.

State's Attorney Lonnie Olson said Wednesday that he plans to ask for the maximum sentence -- 60 days in jail -- for Mitzel.

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