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Man Killed After Pickup Hit By Train Near Perham Identified

The pickup was hit by an eastbound train at a crossing controlled by a stop sign

UPDATE: Police say 25-year-old Derick Brehm of Vergas was killed after a freight train struck his pickup west of Perham. Authorities say it’s unclear why Brehm didn’t see or hear the train.   OTTER TAIL CO., Minn. — A 25-year-old man is dead after the pickup he was driving was hit by a freight train west of Perham. Otter Tail…

Driver Held in Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash in Williston

The man who died lived across the street from the suspect.

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) _ A driver has been arrested after striking and killing a pedestrian and injuring two others, then fleeing from the scene of the crash in Williston. Police say 42-year-old Steven Rademacher is being held on a possible murder charge and other counts related to Monday night’s crash. The two people who were hurt were treated for non-life…

Fargo Police Confirm No Criminal Report Filed In U.S. Attorney Crash Investigation

The other person filed a crash report and police investigated

FARGO, ND — We have an update on a minor crash on July 18 involving North Dakota U.S. Attorney Drew Wrigley. A Fargo Police Department spokesperson confirms that no criminal report is being filed. Authorities say the former Lieutenant Governor and another person exchanged information at the scene. The other person filed a crash report and police investigated. Categories: North…

Devils Lake Man Killed After Hitting Power Pole

North Dakota Highway Patrol says it happened on Highway 20, south of Devils Lake

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — A Devils Lakes man is dead after his vehicle hit a large power pole. The crash happened at 6:30 Saturday night. North Dakota Highway Patrol says a 52-year-old man was driving south on Highway 20, three and a half miles south of Devils Lake when his truck left the road and struck the pole. The truck…

Fargo Police Investigating Crash Involving U.S. Attorney Drew Wrigley

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo Police says it’s investigating a crash involving U.S. Attorney for North Dakota Drew Wrigley. It happened last Thursday. Authorities say the former Lt. Governor and another person exchanged information at the scene. Now the other person wants to file a crash report. Fargo Police says in a statement in part, quote, “We will conduct this investigation…

Two Moorhead People Are Killed After Driver Runs Stop Sign And Hits Their Vehicle

Police say 26-year-old Justin Helgeson from Coon Valley, Wisconsin was driving a pickup when he blew through the stop sign

WILKIN COUNTY, MN — Two people from Moorhead died in a crash in Wilkin County Saturday night. Police say 26-year-old Justin Helgeson from Coon Valley, Wisconsin was driving a pickup when he blew through the stop sign at County Road 30 and Highway 9. Helgeson hit a vehicle driven by 62-year-old Margaret O’Neill killing her and 62-year-old passenger Thomas Burton….

Chase on Stolen Motorcycle Ends with Crash Near Jamestown

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the 36-year-old operator was going about 120 miles per hour on the stolen bike.

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) _ The pursuit of a speeding stolen motorcycle has ended with a crash near Jamestown. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the 36-year-old operator was going about 120 miles per hour on the stolen bike Tuesday. Law enforcement officers were in pursuit for about 3 miles before the man missed a curve and the bike entered the…

Plane Crashes Near Detroit Lakes Airport

DETROIT TOWNSHIP, Minn. – A pilot walks away from a plane crash in Becker County. Deputies responded around 6:45 Tuesday night to a corn field north of the Detroit Lakes/Becker County Airport. The pilot, 76-year-old Theodore Kiebke of Detroit Lakes said his single-engine biplane lost power. He crash-landed in the field with the plane landing upside down. Kiebke was taken…

Couple Survives Crash with Half-Ton Moose

First responders say it was a miracle the two survived the crash.

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) _ A young couple remains hospitalized in Duluth after surviving a collision with a half-ton bull moose on a dark northern Minnesota highway. Seventeen-year-old Amaya Nelson was behind the wheel July 7 and her 22-year-old boyfriend, Remington Dellinger, was in the seat beside her when they crashed into moose with their small car. Amaya’s dad, Scott Nelson,…

Hawley Aircraft Crash Victim Identified

UPDATE: The Clay County Sheriff says 69-year-old Bradley Gibb of Vergas, Minnesota died after an ultralight aircraft in Hawley Thursday afternoon. The crash is still under investigation by the FAA, NTSB and the Clay County Sheriff’s Office.   HAWLEY, Minn.– A pilot is dead and a bystander is injured after a small aircraft crashes in Hawley. The crash happened right…