CONSTRUCTION ZONE

UPDATE: Construction worker killed in work zone Identified

COOPERSTOWN, N.D. (KVRR: Update 10/17/21 8PM) — A 50-year-old woman who was killed after getting hit by a dump truck that was backing up in Cooperstown is identified as Melissa McMahon of Odessa, Minnesota. 63-year-old Robert Halvorson of Summit, South Dakota was behind the wheel when he hit the construction worker Friday afternoon. The crash remains under investigation. **ORIGINAL STORY…

NDDOT & Highway Patrol Stress Importance Of 40 MPH Speed Limit On I-29

From June 1st to June 30th, The North Dakota highway patrol has conducted 183 traffic stops in that area.

FARGO, N.D.- NDDOT has been installing concrete median barriers on the off ramp from I-29 onto 13th Avenue to prevent head on crashes. They say they have seen an increase of people going over the 40 miles per hour speed limit. “DOT and Highway Patrol have been working together on this job quite a lot. They ramped up some enforcement…

Five Men In Custody Accused of Causing Damage at Fargo Construction Site

construction4 construction5 construction3 construction2 construction1 construction FARGO, N.D. — Five men are arrested after police say they broke into a construction zone near NDSU and damaged property. Officers responded to 12th Avenue North and University Drive around one o’clock this morning. Authorities say the men started a skid steer and drove it into the fence and damaged property. Austin Martz,…

North Dakota Trooper Involved In Two-Vehicle Crash

The trooper's vehicle was hit while making a U-turn on I-29 near Colfax

RICHLAND COUNTY, N.D. — A North Dakota trooper was hit while trying to make a traffic stop on I-29. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the crash happened about a mile and a half south of Colfax around 6:30 Saturday night. The trooper was in a construction zone when he made a U-turn. The squad vehicle was hit on the…

West Fargo Officer Injured During Traffic Stop

Police say the driver, Mario Palacios II, ran from a traffic stop in the 2600 Block of Sheyenne Street at around 10:30

WEST FARGO, N.D.  — A West Fargo police officer was hurt during a chase and struggle with a speeding suspect. Officers stopped Mario Palacios II for speeding in a construction zone on Sheyenne Street around 10:20 this morning. When they tried to arrest him for driving with a suspended license he fled on foot. During the chase and struggle, one…