Juror’s comment derails hit-and-run trial
Published 05/12/2009, Grand Forks Herald
A judge declared a mistrial Tuesday in a personal injury suit against a driver who collided with an off-duty Grand Forks County deputy and fled the crash scene. Judge Laurie Fontaine of state District Court said a juror made an unprompted comment about the case in front of other jurors, tainting the pool.Word count: 233
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