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North Dakota man kills ‘Republican extremist’ teenager after political argument | Politics
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North Dakota man kills ‘Republican extremist’ teenager after political argument | Politics

A North Dakota man was arrested after a political argument he had with a "Republican extremist" teenager that ended in the man fatally hitting him with his car.Shannon Brandt, 41, called North Dakota Highway Patrol Sunday, admitting that he'd struck a pedestrian in an alleyway in McHenry with his 2003 Ford Explorer head-on.His victim was Cayler Ellingson, 18, who had just been at a street dance in the area. Brandt claimed Ellingson was part of a Republican extremist group, according to the report from the highway patrol, and the two had gotten into an argument over politics.Courtesy: Foster County SheriffShortly after hitting Ellingson with his car, Brandt ...