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Prosecutor says Senser may have had drug treatment after crash

County prosecutors are asking a judge to release medical records of Amy Senser, who is facing charges in a fatal hit-and-run. The Star Tribune reports prosecutors filed a motion Friday saying an unnamed witness may have treated Senser for chemical addiction following the crash.
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County prosecutors are asking a judge to release medical records of Amy Senser, who is facing charges in a fatal hit-and-run. The Star Tribune reports prosecutors filed a motion Friday saying an unnamed witness may have treated Senser for chemical addiction following the crash.

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