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Troopers: Man Crashed, Left 12-Year-Old Daughter at Scene in St. Paul

Created: 09/04/2014 5:55 AM KSTP.com

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a man who they say crashed his car and left his injured 12-year-old daughter alone at the scene in St. Paul.
    
The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports a search warrant was made public Wednesday that shows the patrol tested the 41-year-old man's blood for a controlled substance. The affidavit says a trooper believed he was under the influence during the Sunday crash. He hasn't been charged.
    
Troopers say he drove into a wall on a highway. They say he fled the scene, leaving his daughter alone in a thunderstorm.
    
Responders transported the girl to a hospital. Her condition was unclear Wednesday.
    
Authorities didn't say how or where they found the man.
    
The result of the blood test wasn't immediately available.     

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