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Minnesota’s First Fatal Motorcycle Crash of 2017

The Redwood County Sheriff's Office says 60-year-old Gregory Werner was negotiating a curve in Sanborn on Sunday night when he crashed into the ditch.

REDWOOD COUNTY, Minn. — Minnesota has already recorded its first motorcycle fatality of the year. The Redwood County Sheriff’s Office says 60-year-old Gregory Werner was negotiating a curve in Sanborn on Sunday night when he crashed into the ditch. Werner was not wearing a helmet. It has not yet been determined if alcohol was a factor, pending the outcome of…

Fordville Man Identified in Fatal Wrong-Way Crash

North Dakota Highway Patrol says 35-year-old Brent Northagen from Fordville was driving the wrong-way down the highway when he struck a bridge

  GRAND FORKS COUNTY, N.D. — Authorities identify a Walsh County man who was killed in a crash along Highway 2 west of Grand Forks. North Dakota Highway Patrol says 35-year-old Brent Northagen from Fordville was driving the wrong-way down the highway when he struck a bridge. His vehicle came to rest near the edge of a creek. He was…

Fordville Man Dies in Crash Near Grand Forks

Officials are still trying to determine the time of the crash, which happened seven miles west of Grand Forks

  GRAND FORKS COUNTY, N.D. — A Walsh County man is dead after a crash along Highway 2 west of Grand Forks. North Dakota Highway Patrol says the 35-year-old man from Fordville was driving the wrong-way down the highway when he struck a bridge. His vehicle came to rest near the edge of a creek. He was pronounced dead at…

Six Facing Charges in Deadly Sioux Falls Crash

Six are facing charges in the death of teen

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — There are now six people facing charges in a deadly car crash in Sioux Falls. One teen is charged with murder and now police say his parents have been arrested after they tried to allegedly cover it up. Police say Joseph and Vicki Lingor, the parents of Alexander Lingor, 16, the teen charged with second degree…

Fargo Woman Arrested After Abandoning Children at Car Crash Scene

Police say Thompson crashed into another vehicle at the intersection of University Drive and 35th Avenue South Thursday night

  FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo woman is behind bars after police say she left her children behind after crashing into another car. Rachel Thompson, 35, is facing charges of DUI, fleeing the scene of an accident and burglary. Police say Thompson crashed into another vehicle at the intersection of University Drive and 35th Avenue South Thursday night. They say she…

Sioux Falls Teen Charged with Murder in Drug Deal Double-Cross

Police say three minors in the car stole some marijuana during a drug deal and were chased by a pickup

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Police say a drug deal involving teens led to a fatal crash in Sioux Falls. Kareem Cisse, 15, was killed when the car in which he was a passenger slammed into a tree Wednesday. Police say three minors in the car stole some marijuana during a drug deal and were chased by a pickup driven…

NDSU Holds Vigil in Remembrance of All Students

A candlelight vigil was held for all students who have passed away in the academic year

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU is mourning the loss of the students killed in a car crash earlier this month. Friends and family were invited to speak out in honor of Danie Thomsenn and Carson Roney. “I dug my son’s grave with the help of my father and my brother and his boys and a couple other friends,” said the father…

Alberta Man, Semi Driver Injured in Icy I-29 Crashes

Both drivers suffered minor injuries in two crashes on I-29

  HILLSBORO, N.D. — A man ended up in two feet of water north of Hillsboro late last night after losing control of his vehicle on an icy I-29. A highway patrol trooper says the 47-year-old man from Alberta, Canada was able to get his seat belt off but he wasn’t able to get out of the vehicle. Crews from…

Wahpeton Man Identified in Fatal Crash

Police say Rosaaen was not wearing his seat belt when he went off the road and crashed into a tree

  WAHPETON, N.D. — The state patrol has identified the victim of a fatal crash in Wahpeton late Sunday night. Ryan Rosaaen, 21, of Wahpeton, died after his car went off the road, across a boulevard and hit a tree head-on. He was not wearing a seat belt and died at the scene. The crash is still under investigation. Categories:…

Two Separate Crashes, Both Drivers Asleep at the Wheel

Both drivers survived the crashes but both say they fell asleep at the wheel

WILKIN COUNTY, Minn., FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — Two people have survived falling asleep at the wheel after separate crashes. A Wilkin County sheriff’s deputy found a pickup in the ditch on the west side of Campbell Saturday night. The driver, 34-year-old Luke Schumer of Brainerd, fell asleep and drove off the road. The pickup had minimal damage. Around 12:20 a.m….