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The wrap-around porch of the historic Octagon House, 1004 Third St., was damaged when a 2002 Chevrolet Blazer crashed into it at 1 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12. Police found the driver's license of the Anoka County, Minn., suspected of driving into the house inside the vehicle. The man fled the scene. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Randy Hanson)

Police have a suspect in Octagon House crash

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Hudson police believe they know who crashed an SUV into the porch of the historic Octagon House on Third Street early Saturday morning.


The officer responding to the 1 a.m. crash found a driver’s license inside 2002 Chevrolet Blazer, apparently left by the individual who fled from the scene.

A man and a woman walking home on a Third Street sidewalk witnessed the crash, according Police Chief Marty Jensen.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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