Accident

Grand Forks Police Respond to Accidental Shooting

The case is under investigation

  GRAND FORKS, ND — A man was taken to the hospital after shooting himself in the leg in rural Grand Forks. The Grand Forks Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to Altru ER shortly after 1 o’clock this afternoon after a report of a gunshot wound. A 20-year-old man says he accidentally shot himself in the leg with a small caliber…

Montevideo Police Release More Details Behind Fatal Work Accident

Fultz was pronounced dead at the scene Friday

  MONTEVIDEO, Minn. — Police say the death of an auto shop worker in Montevideo was an accident. Authorities said 55-year-old Richard Fultz was pinned between a pickup and a tool chest when the owner of Backstreet Auto accidentally stepped on the truck’s accelerator. Fultz was pronounced dead at the scene Friday. Police do not expect the shop owner will…

Blackduck Man Killed After House Falls on Him

The accident is under investigation

  BELTRAMI, Minn. — A man is dead and two others hurt after a house fell while being set on a foundation. The Beltrami County sheriff says 25-year-old Joshua O’Brien of Blackduck, Minnesota was killed during the accident Sunday morning. Two other men were taken to hospitals for treatment. The men were setting a small house on the foundation on…

Worker Identified in Fatal Accident in Tenney

The Ramsey County Medical Examiner says his death is considered an accident

  TENNEY, Minn. — Authorities have identified the worker who fell to his death at the Wheaton Dumont Co-op Elevator in Tenney last Thursday. He is 21-year-old Dmytro Baybak of the Ukraine. Baybak was working on a construction platform 150 feet off of the ground when he fell around 3 o’clock Thursday afternoon. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner says his…

After Tragic Death, Cyclist Gives the Gift of Life to Others

A flag saying "Donate Life" was raised in his honor at Sanford Medical Center

FARGO, ND — Local doctors are speaking out about the importance of registering as an organ donor after a young man died from a car versus bicycle accident in Fargo. Family members of 19-year-old Randy West said four people are getting help from his organs. They said he’s touched their lives with his gift of life. A flag saying “Donate…

Wayzata Police Officer Hit and Killed by a Vehicle

Authorities say the driver stopped immediately and was cooperative with officers

WAYZATA, Minn. — The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office confirmed a Wayzata officer has died after being hit by a vehicle. Authorities said Officer William Mathews was hit and killed while removing debris from Highway 12. The driver was a 54-year-old woman who officials said stopped immediately and was cooperative. She had an expired license and a history of traffic violations….

Viral Video of Utah Nurse Being Arrested Puts Detective Under Investigation

The altercation on July 26th was caught on police body cams, hospital surveillance and others on their phones at the scene

  SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — A Salt Lake City police detective was placed on administrative leave after he arrested a nurse who refused to do a blood draw on a patient in the hospital. Police Chief Mike Brown said in a statement that the department is cooperating with an internal affairs investigation into Detective Jeff Payne and prosecutors are…

Grygla Farmer Dies After Getting Trapped in Truck Chute

Authorities say 80-year-old Ralph Lee was cleaning the box of a farm truck when he somehow got stuck in the grain chute

  BELTRAMI COUNTY, Minn. — A Grygla man is dead after a farm accident in Beltrami County. Authorities responded to the 43000 block of Moose River Road in Northwood Township after a call for help came into the Sheriff’s Office just after 10 a.m. Authorities say 80-year-old Ralph Lee was cleaning the box of a farm truck when he somehow…

Bemidji Man Dies After Motorcycle Crash in Grand Forks

Police say Lossing ignored a traffic signal and was not wearing a helmet

  GRAND FORKS, ND — A Bemidji motorcyclist is dead after a crash in Grand Forks. The crash happened at the intersection of 32nd Avenue South and South 34th Street. Police say 29-year-old Anthony Lossing was thrown from his motorcycle after turning into a vehicle driven by 28-year-old Marcus Lee of Grand Forks. Police say Lossing ignored a traffic signal…

Grand Forks Motorcyclist Injured in Collision

Motorcycle collides with car near Hugo's Marketplace in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, ND — A motorcyclist suffered serious injuries after colliding with a car in Grand Forks. Police say the accident happened shortly after 4 o’clock in 3100 block of South 17th Street. A 48-year-old Winnipeg woman attempted to turn left into the Hugo’s Marketplace parking lot when the 26-year-old motorcycle driver collided with the vehicle. The man from Grand…