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Name released of suspect shot by deputy

Valley County Coroner released the name of a man who died after being shot by deputies Sunday following a chase that started in Phillips County.

Michael John Wiederrich of Saco, 40, died at the scene Sunday of the shooting after a violent high-speed chase.

Phillips County Sheriff Jerry Lytle said a press release that sheriff’s deputies shot and killed a suspect in a shooting south of Saco after a car chase in which the suspect rammed a deputy’s vehicle.

“This is a difficult time for both the suspect’s family and the deputies involved,” Lytle said. “I am committed to having a complete and indep...


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