Prosecutors agree to dismiss case against semi driver in 35W bridge protests incident, if conditions met

A man who drove his truck toward a crowd of protesters on Interstate 35W in Minneapolis has come to an agreement with prosecutors to conditionally dismiss his case. Bogdan Verchirko was charged with threats of violence and criminal vehicular operation. Days after George Floyd was murdered by a Minneapolis police officer, protesters gathered on the bridge over the Mississippi River. This is the MPR News afternoon update for Friday, June 18, 2021. Hosted by Nina Moini. Theme music by Gary Meister.

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