Accident

Jet skier dies, kayaker goes missing on Missouri River

BISMARCK, N.D. – A man died after a jet ski accident on the Missouri River south of Bismarck late Saturday, hours after a kayaker went missing in the same area in an unrelated incident. Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier says the incidents happened near a popular recreation area called Kimball Bottoms. The man driving the jet ski tipped over, sending…

Man Shot In The Leg By Accident In Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks Police are investigating an accidental shooting that sent one man to the hospital. Officers responded to the 2400 block of 34th Street South Saturday night after 8. An initial investigation showed a shotgun was unintentionally fired in a parking lot while the operator was attempting to a place a trigger lock on the gun….

Pedestrian struck and killed in Fargo

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – Police have released the name of a man who died after he was struck by an SUV driven by a Fargo woman early Friday morning. Killed was 39-year-old Peter McKenney of Alexandria, Minnesota. McKenney was hit by an SUV driven by 32-year-old Shanyell Headswift. Police say Headswift had been drinking. McKenney…

Recent West Fargo Fire Determined to be Accidental

Fire crews were able to quickly put the fire out due to the hydrants being cleared of snow.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The West Fargo Fire Department has determined the cause of a fire that occurred on February 14 was accidental. It was determined that a child was playing with a lighter and accidentally started the fire that quickly engulfed a second floor bedroom. Fire crews were able to quickly put the fire out due to the hydrants being cleared…

Van Collides With Northern – Cass School Bus

ARTHUR, N.D. (KFGO) – No injuries were reported when a van rear-ended a Northern-Cass School bus south of Arthur Tuesday around 7:30 a.m. Sheriff’s Lieutenant Tim Briggeman tells KFGO, there were two students and two adults on the bus and one person in the van. The van driver was cited for care required. The bus, which was on its route…

UND Football Player Seriously Hurt In Skiing Accident In Colorado

Hunter Pinke suffered trauma to his head and back and has a severed spinal cord

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A UND football player has a long road ahead of him after a skiing accident in Colorado right after Christmas. Hunter Pinke suffered trauma to his head and back and has a severed spinal cord. UND Head Football Coach Bubba Schweigert says Pinke is the spiritual leader of the team. He says he is very courageous and…

Man Arrested after Reckless Driving Accident on I-29

No one was injured during the incident.

FARGO, N.D.–A man was arrested for reckless driving after he caused an accident on I-29 on Tuesday. The North Dakota Highway Patrol received reports of a vehicle exceeding 100 miles per hour and passing on the shoulder of I-29 at approximately 5:45 p.m. A NDHP trooper located the vehicle near mile marker 82. As the trooper was attempting a traffic…

Woman Hospitalized after Getting Hit by Plow in Fargo

Despite being hospitalized, the woman did not suffer life-threatening injuries

FARGO, N.D. — A woman is in the hospital after she was struck by a snow plow outside of Hector International Airport. Police say the plow was backing up and hit the woman near the airport’s east entrance around 3 a.m. Tuesday morning. The woman, who was a contractor hired by the airport, did not suffer life threatening injuries. As winter…