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….

Wahpeton Man Dies in Car Crash

They say the 21-year-old man wasn't wearing a seat belt but his airbags went off

  WAHPETON, N.D. — A Wahpeton man is dead after crashing his car into a tree late last night. Highway Patrol officials say the man was headed north in the 600 block of 2nd Street South in Wahpeton when he left the road and struck the tree head-on. They say the 21-year-old man wasn’t wearing a seat belt but his…

Semi Driver Dies After a Crash in Stearns County

The semi truck went off I-94 and ran into trees

STEARNS COUNTY, Minn. — Authorities say James Peifer, 61, of Brooklyn Center is dead after his semi crashed in Stearns County, Minnesota. Highway Patrol reports say the semi was westbound on I-94 and hit some trees after going off road. An airbag was deployed, but it is not known if Peifer was wearing a seat belt at the time. Categories: Local News,…

Jamestown Teen Injured in One-Car Crash on I-29 in Fargo

The 18-year-old driver hit a tree after going down into the ditch and had to be cut out of the vehicle

  FARGO, N.D. — A driver is injured after a one-vehicle crash on I-29 after they drove off the on ramp in Fargo. The state patrol said the 18-year-old female driver from Jamestown was attempting to exit I-94 eastbound and enter I-29 southbound. They say the driver went off the shoulder of the road, over-corrected and went into the ditch,…

Thief River Falls Woman Identified in Fatal Crash

Mary Reierson died after another vehicle slid into her lane and hit her vehicle

  PENNINGTON COUNTY, Minn. — A woman is dead after a crash on an icy highway in northwestern Minnesota. Mary Reierson, 62, of Thief River Falls, was driving on an icy stretch of Highway 32 five miles south of the city around 5 p.m. Tuesday. The state patrol says a pickup pulling a Skid Steer trailer slid into the lane…

Seven Family Members Injured in Carriage Crash in Iowa

The driver of the carriage was flown to a hospital in Rochester while the other six family members were taken to a local hospital

  MITCHELL COUNTY, Iowa — Seven family members were hurt after their carriage was hit by a car in northern Iowa. The accident happened Sunday night on a county road about two miles west of McIntire. The car driven by 34-year-old Marshall Peters ran into the rear of the Amish-style carriage. Ura Petersheim, 47, the driver of the carriage, was…

Authorities Investigating Fatal Snowmobile Accident in Clearwater County

Authorities say 59-year-old Daniel Stock died on McKenzie Lake Road Sunday

  CLEARWATER COUNTY, Minn. — A Mahnomen man is dead after a snowmobile accident Sunday in Clearwater County. The sheriff’s office says 59-year-old Daniel Stock died in the accident along the McKenzie Lake Road. Deputies were called out around 12:50 yesterday afternoon and found Stock dead at the scene. The accident remains under investigation. Categories: Local News, Minnesota News, News…

Pickup Crashes Into Moorhead House

A pickup crashes into a house in Moorhead

A person was hurt after a pickup smashed into a house south of The Meadows golf course in Moorhead. The person was sitting in a recliner when the crash happened but is expected to be okay. Authorities say the driver suffered some type of medical issue and lost control. The driver and passenger weren’t hurt. Damage to the house is…

Two Arrested After Injury Car Crash in Fargo

Police say one person is facing drug charges and the other has a list of charges relating to the crash

  Tate Rivera, (L) and Karlee Young (R) FARGO, N.D. — Two Fargo people were arrested following a crash in north Fargo Tuesday night. Police say 23-year-old Tate Rivera ran a red light at 10th Street and 4th Avenue North and was hit by an SUV. Rivera and one of his three passengers, 20-year-old Karlee Young, ran from the scene…

McIntosh Man Cited for Snowmobile Accident in Polk County

33-Year-Old Sofrony Kutsev suffered minor injuries after crashing his snowmobile near Erskine

  A rural McIntosh, Minnesota man was cited after a snowmobile crash in Polk County. A passerby reported finding a crashed snowmobile near Erskine around 8 o’clock last night. Deputies responded but couldn’t find anyone in the area. They later located the operator of the snowmobile, 33-year-old Sofrony Kutsev, who had minor injuries. Kutsev was cited for operating a snowmobile…