Update: UND’s aerospace school halts flights after student dies in crash

BUXTON, N.D. – The University of North Dakota’s aerospace school has cancelled all flight activities after a student pilot from Chicago died in an airplane crash. The University of North Dakota plane went down about 8:30 p.m. Monday in a field near the Traill County community of Buxton, in northeastern North Dakota. UND identified the victim as 19-year-old John Hauser,…

Victim in Fatal Crash Near Buxton Identified As Fargo Man

Crash Happened Saturday Just After Noon

BUXTON, N.D. — The name of a Fargo man killed in a crash with a semi near Buxton, North Dakota Saturday is released. The Highway Patrol has identified the man as 26-year-old Damon Williams. They say both Williams and the semi driver were heading southbound on I-29 just after noon when Williams rear-ended the semi. He died at the scene….

Fargo man dies in crash near Buxton

BUXTON, N.D. – A 26-year-old Fargo man is dead after rear-ending a semi on I-29 near Buxton, North Dakota. It happened just after 12:00 p.m. near mile marker 120. Both the semi and the victim’s sedan were heading southbound when he hit the truck. Authorities say he was not wearing a seatbelt. The man was pronounced dead at the scene….

Dilworth Man Dies After Semi is Struck by Train

The crash happened two miles south of Buxton, N.D.

BUXTON, N.D.–A Dilworth man has died after his semi was struck by a train near Buxton on Wednesday. Thirty-two-year-old Jose Silva was pronounced deceased at the scene. The crash happened at the intersection of 11th Street Northeast and 162nd Avenue Northeast two miles south of Buxton. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says Silva failed to yield for a BNSF train….

Several Towns in the Region Damaged in Tuesday’s Severe Weather

Damage in Hillsboro showed winds up to 100 miles per hour, but the tornado did not pass through town

REGIONAL — A National Weather Service storm damage assessment team says Tuesday’s severe weather in the northern and central parts of the Red River Valley produced at least three separate tornado tracks. Preliminary findings show EF-O damage between Larimore and Northwood. As the storm tracked to the southeast, EF-2 damage was reported between Buxton and Cummings, with wind speeds up…

Buxton Building Destroyed By Fire

Asst. Buxton Fire Chief David Knudsvig says the call came in at around 8:30.

BUXTON, ND (KFGO) – A storage building at Central Valley Aviation north of Buxton was destroyed by fire Wed. morning. Asst. Buxton Fire Chief David Knudsvig says the call came in at around 8:30. He says two crop-spraying airplanes and spraying equipment were lost in the fire. The Buxton Fire Dept. responded along with firefighters from Hillsboro, Mayville, Reynolds and…