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Police Believe Moorhead Teen Intentionally Caused Fatal Crash

Police say Meyer was driving slower than 35 mph when the teen crossed into the opposite lane and struck her.

WATERTOWN, S.D.–Police say the death of a Watertown woman who was killed in a crash is being investigated as a homicide. Authorities say a 16-year-old Moorhead, Minnesota boy was going more than 100 mph when he crashed into the woman’s vehicle in Watertown Tuesday in an attempted suicide. Forty-three-year-old Dawn Meyer died at the scene. The boy was taken to…

Teen Honored Posthumously As Homecoming Queen

17-year-old Alivia Mortenson died in a car crash in Clay County on June 2

ULEN, Minn. — A teen who died just days after school was out in June has been named honorary homecoming queen at Ulen-Hitterdal Public Schools. Family and friends attended the cornonation Monday night and accepted the crown in honor of 17-year-old Alivia Mortenson. She died in a car crash in Clay County on June 2, days after finishing her junior…

Man Who Ran Stop Sign and Was Killed In A Crash With A Semi Is Identified

68-year-old Emil Vetsch of Balta failed to yield at an intersection on Highway 19

ESMOND, N.D. — North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the man who was killed after failing to stop for a stop sign in Benson County. They say 68-year-old Emil Vetsch of Balta failed to yield at an intersection on Highway 19, about 2 miles west of Esmond. His pickup was hit on the driver’s side by a semi. Both vehicles…

Man Arrested for DUI After Crashing Vehicle Near Devils Lake

The North Dakota Highway Patrol reported the vehicle ran off the road, rolled, and the driver was ejected.

DEVILS LAKE, N.D.–A Devils Lake man has been arrested for driving under the influence after he ran his vehicle off the road at 12 a.m. on Monday. The North Dakota Highway Patrol reported the vehicle ran off the road, rolled, and the driver was ejected and landed approximately 30 feet from the vehicle. There was one passenger, James Raynor Jr….

Teen Girls Thrown From ATV, One Seriously Hurt

The crash happened Saturday afternoon on a field road on private property near Parkers Prairie

PARKERS PRAIRIE, Minn. — Two teens are thrown from their ATV after hitting a muddy area south of Parkers Prairie, Minnesota. Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office says the 16-year-old female driver was initially unresponsive and appeared to have a head injury and fractured bones. She was taken to Alexandria for treatment. Her 15-year-old female passenger didn’t appear to be hurt…

Two Teens Injured In Rollover Crash Near Valley City

It happened Thursday night

BARNES COUNTY N.D. –Two teenagers were injured in a rollover crash near Valley City on Thursday night. Barnes County Sheriff Deputies and the Highway Patrol were called to 119th Avenue Southeast and 33rd Street Southeast. Officers say the 16–year–old driver of a 2007 Dodge Caliber was transported to a Fargo hospital and treated for her injuries. The 14–year–old passenger was…

Utility Vehicle Driver Dies in McKenzie County Crash

The patrol says the vehicle overturned several times and pinned the victim underneath.

ARNEGARD, N.D.–The driver of an off-road utility vehicle has died in a crash in McKenzie County. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the 27-year-old man from Philadelphia, Mississippi was driving on a private road near Arnegard Sunday about 5 p.m., crested a hill and lost control of the vehicle, striking a barbed wire fence. The patrol says the vehicle overturned…

2 Tour Buses Crash Near Minnesota State Fair

The crash happened shortly before 10:30 a.m. on Highway 280, about a-half mile from the fair.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN–Eight people were injured when two tour buses collided near the Minnesota State Fairgrounds just as the event was getting under way. Minnesota State Patrol Lt. Gordon Shank said one of the buses was heading to the State Fair with 43 passengers and a driver. The other bus was empty, aside from the driver. Both drivers were among the…

Two Children Hurt In Rear-End Crash on Highway 59 Near Detroit Lakes

The children were taken to St. Mary's Hospital in Detroit Lakes with non-life threatening injuries

BECKER CO., Minn. — Two children ages 3 and 5 were hurt in a two-vehicle crash near Detroit Lakes Saturday. Minnesota State Patrol says they were traveling south on Highway 59 when a pickup in front slowed down to make a left turn. The driver rear-ended the pickup. The children were taken to St. Mary’s Hospital in Detroit Lakes with…

Update: Man Identified in Crash that Tore Car in Half

Update: Authorities say 38-year-old Christopher Bauer of Puposky, Minnesota was driving south on County Road 81 when his car went into the ditch. The car re-entered the road and spun into the path of a semi truck, which struck the car on the passenger side. Bauer was pronounced dead at the scene.   NEAR OXBOW, N.D. – A 38–year–old man…