FATAL CRASH

Snow and ice cited in northeastern Minnesota crash that killed 2

DULUTH, Minn. – Wintry weather carrying strong winds, snow and icy conditions may have contributed to a highway crash in northeastern Minnesota that killed a woman and an 11-year-old boy. The Minnesota State Patrol cited snow and icy roads in a fatal crash Thursday afternoon on Highway 135 in St. Louis County. A Toyota Corolla carrying four people was westbound…

3 killed, 1 injured in central Minnesota highway crash

BACKUS, Minn. – The State Patrol says three people have died in a highway crash in central Minnesota. A GMC Yukon was northbound on Highway 371 in Cass County about 11 p.m. Thursday when a Chevy minivan failed to stop at an intersection between Hackensack and Backus and collided with the SUV. The driver and passenger in the SUV were…

Mental exam requested for Moorhead man accused of intentionally causing fatal crash

Gage StevensonWATERTOWN, S.D. (KVRR/KWAT) – An attorney for the Moorhead man charged with murdering a Watertown, S.D. woman two years ago appears to be working toward a possible mental illness defense for his client. At a status hearing Wednesday for 18 year-old Gage Stevenson, his lawyer requested a psychiatric evaluation to be paid for by Codington County. At an earlier…

Man dies in fiery crash in northwestern North Dakota

POWERS LAKE, N.D.- A 75-year-old man has died after a fiery crash in northwestern North Dakota. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the crash happened on Sunday night about four miles south of Powers Lake. The man was in a pickup truck when he drifted into a ditch and struck a grove of bushes. The man tried to back up…

Three people, including 2 children, killed in fiery crash

GLEN ULLIN, N.D. – Three people have died in a fiery interstate crash west of Bismarck. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a 32-year-old woman and two children, a boy and a girl, were killed Sunday when their vehicle veered off of Interstate 94 near Glen Ullin, entered the median, then vaulted down to railroad tracks below the interstate bridge….

Toddler killed, 5 others hurt in crash, driver arrested

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. – The Minnesota State Patrol says an arrest has been made following a Twin Cities crash that killed a toddler and injured five others. According to the patrol, an SUV hit a barrier on a bridge, flipped over some fencing and landed on Interstate 94 below in Brooklyn Center about 2:30 a.m. Sunday. Authorities say alcohol was…

One person dead in car-semi crash near Glyndon

GLYNDON, Minn. (KVRR/KFGO) – One person is dead following the collision of a car and a semi-truck at an intersection east of Glyndon shortly before 10 p.m. Tuesday. The State Patrol says the car was eastbound on 28th St. North when it ran into the side of the semi which was southbound on Highway 9. The car’s driver, a 41-year…

Victim in Massive Vehicle Pileup Friday Near Grand Forks Identified

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The name of a man killed when a semi crashed through a line of stopped vehicles at the intersection of Highway 2 and Airport Road in Grand Forks is identified. He is 61-year-old Eric Jayne of Des Moines, Iowa. The highway patrol says 54-year-old Steven Piechowski of Felton, Minnesota was behind the wheel of the semi…