DRUNK DRIVER

Families Impacted by Drunk Driver Awarded Over One Billion Dollars

Jason Morsette, is serving 25-years in prison for the accident.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A jury has awarded the families impacted by a drunk driving incident in 2015 $1,157,000,000 in past, future and non-economic punitive damages. The incident resulted in the deaths of Abby Renschler and Taylor Goven and left Shayna Monson critically injured. The amounts awarded to Renschler and Goven are to be provided to their families. The defendant, Jason Morsette, is…

Minnesota Woman Killed On the Way to Twins Game

The Andover woman was traveling to a Twins spring training game in Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — An Andover, Minnesota woman was killed and 14 other Minnesotans were hurt when a suspected drunk driver struck their van after attending a Twins spring training game. The group was driving from Fort Myers to Fort Lauderdale after the game on Tuesday evening. Twenty-one-year-old Lauren VanReese was killed. A four-year-old girl in the van was seriously…

Driver With Kids In Car Arrested for DUI after High Speed Chase

Their father and driver, 27-year-old Andrew Davidson, is facing multiple charges including fleeing, DWI, child endangerment, reckless driving, open bottle and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Barnesville, MN (KFGO) – A suspected drunk driver was arrested after leading authorities on a high speed chase with his children in the vehicle last night in Wilkin County. The sheriff’s office says around 5:30 p.m., a caller reported a vehicle swerving on I-94 before exiting at Rothsay and heading north on Wilkin County Road 52. Deputies located the vehicle…

Corporal Chris Hutton Announces Run for Grand Forks County Sheriff

Along with two decades with the department, Hutton spent 19 years with the army national guard

  GRAND FORKS, ND — A 20-year veteran of the Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Department, who returned to serve his community after losing part of his leg, is now running for Grand Forks Sheriff. Corporal Chris Hutton announced his candidacy. Along with two decades with the department, Hutton spent 19 years with the Army National Guard. In 2006, Hutton lost…

Petersburg Motorcyclist Identified in Crash with Alleged Drunk Driver

Authorities arrested 43-year-old Paul Lilja of Larimore for DUI

Paul LiljaGRAND FORKS COUNTY, ND — A Petersburg, North Dakota motorcyclist died after he was hit by a suspected drunk driver. Authorities arrested 43-year-old Paul Lilja of Larimore for DUI. They say Lilja was eastbound on County Road 4 east of Larimore around 9 o’clock last night when he turned in front of the motorcycle. Allen Miller, 53, was thrown…

Seven Children Injured in School Bus Crash with Suspected Drunk Driver in Minnesota

The bus was carrying 22 children at the time of the accident. Seven of them suffered minor injuries

  ROBBINSDALE, Minn. — Five children were sent to the hospital and are now recovering after an erratic driver crashed into a school bus in a suburb of the Twin Cities. Robbinsdale Police say the driver, identified as 28-year-old Argeni Fernandez of Minneapolis,┬áhit the school bus while he was trying to flee from authorities. Police say Fernandez was found behind…