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Young Biker Confirmed Dead, Organs Being Donated

A 19-year-old from Texas hit and dragged underneath a car passed away from his injuries

FARGO, ND — Police in Fargo confirm a young biker hit by a car and dragged for a block last week has passed away in the hospital. They told us 19-year-old Randy West of Texas died sometime on Saturday while being treated for his injuries at Sanford. It all started around 9:15 Tuesday night when 71-year-old Theodore Kleiman of Fargo…

Petersburg Motorcyclist Identified in Crash with Alleged Drunk Driver

Authorities arrested 43-year-old Paul Lilja of Larimore for DUI

Paul LiljaGRAND FORKS COUNTY, ND — A Petersburg, North Dakota motorcyclist died after he was hit by a suspected drunk driver. Authorities arrested 43-year-old Paul Lilja of Larimore for DUI. They say Lilja was eastbound on County Road 4 east of Larimore around 9 o’clock last night when he turned in front of the motorcycle. Allen Miller, 53, was thrown…

New Bicycle Playground Opens in Madison Park

The bicycle playground was created to provide a safe and positive environment for children to enjoy

FARGO, ND — The Fargo Park District has teamed up with Legacy Children’s Foundation and Scheel’s to open the new bicycle playground at Madison Park. A ribbon cutting ceremony is celebrating the change and growth that is happening in the Madison Park community. The playground is a place for bicycle riders to show off their skills. There’s also a public…

City Officials Refresh Cyclists on Safety After Recent Crashes

They call Fargo a mostly bike friendly community as long as everyone keeps paying attention

FARGO, ND — When the world of vehicles and bicycles meet, the outcome can be dangerous. Fargo city officials said there are rules for both drivers and cyclists you might not know about. Multiple crashes between cars and bikes struck the Red River Valley throughout the past week. On Thursday, a 14–year–old girl was killed after being hit by a…

Teen On Bike Hit and Killed On Gravel Road

Driver Of The Vehicle Was Going Uphill And Navigating A Curve

RANSOM CO., ND — A 14-year-old girl from Lisbon was killed while riding her bike on a gravel road just east of the city. The highway patrol says 75-year-old Dennis Reinke of Lisbon was driving uphill and navigating a curve when he hit the teen. She died at the scene and her name has not yet been released. The crash…

Man On Bike Seriously Hurt In Hit-And-Run

Was Biking On Country Road 124 Tuesday Evening

BECKER CO., Minn. — A Detroit Lakes man is in the hospital after a hit-and-run on his bike. Becker County authorities say 44-year-old Jarod Moran was hit while biking on County Road 124 last night around 9:30. The driver fled the scene. Moran was taken to Essentia Hospital in Fargo with life-threatening injuries. Categories: Local News, Minnesota News, North Dakota…

East Grand Forks Police Identify Suspect in Attack on Bike Path

Her screams caused her attacker to flee

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — An arrest warrant has been issued for a man accused of attacking a woman in an East Grand Forks park. Robert Burr is facing charges of attempted kidnapping, false imprisonment, domestic assault and stalking in the June 26 attack. The victim was rollerblading on the bike path along the Red River when she was knocked…

Girl on Bicycle Injured After Being Hit by a Teen Driver in Grand Forks

Police said a 12-year-old girl was taken to the hospital after being hit by a teen driver

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Police in Grand Forks said a 12-year-old girl riding a bicycle was hit by a car driven by a 16-year-old boy at around 6:45 Saturday afternoon. The girl was taken to Altru Hospital by ambulance for unspecified injuries. Authorities said she was heading south on her bike while the car was heading west before the two…

Eagles Elementary Students Tackle National Bike to School Day

Students participate in National Nike to School Day

FARGO, ND — Wheels were rolling in from every direction as hundreds of students participated in National Bike to School Day. “This is just a good way to jump start their day and get their brain moving before they have to use it,” said NDSU student Barbi Reuss. Students at Eagles Elementary were encouraged to ride their bikes, scooters or…

Motorcyclists Face More Dangers Than They May Realize

Experts share motorcycle riding tips to keep the community safe

FARGO, ND., — As the weather warms up, more motorcycles are out on the highways. “I don’t care who you are, what you ride or how good you ride,” said Marg Hohnadel, who is a certified riding coach with Abate. “Every person that rides a motorcycle has room for improvement.” After a long winter of being cooped up inside, riders…