Accident

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…

Devils Lake Motorized Bicycle Rider Dies In Minot Hospital

Wade Vetter went through a red light and ran into driver's side of a car on Monday

MINOT, N.D. — Authorities say a man who was riding a motorized bicycle that collided with a car in Devils Lake has died. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says 53-year-old Wade Vetter, of Devils Lake, died Saturday in a Minot hospital. The accident happened about 2:32 p.m. Monday. The patrol says Vetter went through a red light and ran into…

Man Killed in Accident with Snow Plow Has Been Identified

The victim has been identified as Steven Newark, Jr., 35, of Fargo

REYNOLDS, N.D. — North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the man killed after crashing into a stopped snow plow on I–29. He is 35–year–old Steven Newark, Jr. of Fargo. The crash happened around 7:30 Tuesday morning about a mile north of Reynolds. The plow was stopped along the interstate with a North Dakota Highway Patrol trooper and all of their…

Man Cited for Jaywalking After Being Struck By Pickup

Wilbur Gillespie, 54, was struck as he crossed South Washington Street in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A man was cited for jaywalking after getting hit by a pickup in Grand Forks. This morning around 8:45, a pickup driven by 79–year–old Francis Leiran ran into 54–year–old Wilbur Gillespie. Gillespie was walking across South Washington Street at 13th Avenue at the time. Police say Leiran did not see the man as she was turning….

Fargo Police Investigating Fatal Head-On Crash Near Hector International Airport

Traffic was diverted away from the scene and the road was re-opened later Wednesday afternoon

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Winter Weather: Keep Your Road Kit Stocked and Handy

People should also include jumper cables and other basic tools like a utility knife, battery operated items like flashlights and first aid items like bandages and band aids

REGIONAL — Keeping a road kit in your car will prepare you for almost anything, including a car crash. It also includes during those negative wind chills which can quickly cause hypothermia and frostbite. The Minnesota State Patrol says the best things to include in the kit are protein or candy bars, a snowsuit and blankets. People should also include…

OSHA Investigating After Worker Suffers Injury at Integrity Windows

OSHA says Gouniks suffered burns to his arms, neck, elbow and upper body

  FARGO, ND — A worker at the Integrity Windows manufacturing plant in Fargo was hurt on the job. OSHA officials say George Gouniks, an electrician with Master Electric, was burned by an arc flash while he was installing and testing breakers at the plant. The accident happened on December 17. OSHA says Gouniks suffered burns to his arms, neck,…

Details Released Behind Shooting of Toddler in Otter Tail County

She is in stable condition in the intensive care unit

  DEER CREEK, Minn. — We have new information on that accidental shooting involving two children in Otter Tail County. The sheriff’s office says it was a five-year-old boy who accidentally shot his 3-year-old sister in the belly with a .22 caliber rifle. The shooting happened at a home in the town of Deer Creek early Sunday morning. The girl…

Authorities Find Douglas County Man Pinned in Corn Picker

He was located in a rural area near Miltona and authorities say he was airlifted to a nearby hospital

  MILTONA, Minn. — A Douglas County man, whose arm was pinned in a corn picker, waited nearly an hour before rescue workers were able to find him. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says the adult male was attempting to clear something from the corn picker when his arm became pinned inside the machinery. The accident was reported at about…

Slick Roads May Be to Blame for Crash with School Bus in South Fargo

Two passenger vehicles and an empty Park Christian bus were involved in a crash on 25th Street South between Davies and Shanley High Schools

FARGO, N.D. — A three–vehicle crash involving a school bus shut down a busy stretch of road in Fargo just after four this afternoon. The crash happened on 25th Street South between Davies and Shanley High Schools. Two passenger vehicles and a bus from Park Christian High School were involved. Authorities arrived on scene and found two cars heavily damaged….