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Mistrial declared after juror dies at federal courthouse

SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A federal judge declared a mistrial in a case involving a Huron medical clinic and a former surgeon after a juror died at the courthouse in Sioux Falls.

SIOUX FALLS (AP) - A federal judge declared a mistrial in a case involving a Huron medical clinic and a former surgeon after a juror died at the courthouse in Sioux Falls.

Federal Clerk of Courts Chief Deputy Matt Thelen tells the Argus Leader that the juror died Tuesday morning as jurors were coming into the courtroom to hear testimony in the case.

Thelen says the cause of death wasn't immediately known. The person's name wasn't released.

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