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South Dakota Attorney General pleads no contest to 2 counts in fatal crash

Jason Ravnsborg interviewed by police following fatal crash FORT PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s attorney general has pleaded no contest to a pair of misdemeanor charges in the death of a pedestrian last year. Jason Ravnsborg entered the pleas Thursday to charges of making an illegal lane change and using a phone while driving. Each charge carries a sentence of…

Fatal OHV Crash On North Dakota State Fairgrounds

MINOT, N.D. — The North Dakota State Fair in Minot ends with a tragic fatal crash on the fairgrounds. The driver of an off highway vehicle swerved and struck a parked vehicle in the parking lot Sunday morning around 12:40. The male driver and female passenger were both thrown from the OHV and the driver died. The passenger has serious,…

Four killed, four injured in south central Minnesota crash

LE CENTER, Minn. – Four people have died and four others have been hospitalized following a two-vehicle collision in south central Minnesota. Seven people from California were in a Ford Expedition that collided with a pickup truck in Le Sueur County about 11:30 p.m. Sunday. Authorities say four people in the Expedition were killed and three passengers in the SUV…

Man Dead After Crashing ATV Near Wadena, Minnesota

WADENA, Minn. — A 39-year-old man is dead in an ATV crash in rural Wadena, Minnesota. The crash was reported around 6:30 Wednesday night. Authorities found the man unresponsive near his ATV and lifesaving efforts were unsuccessful. They say it appears he lost control on a dirt road. The man’s name is being withheld while family members are notified. Categories:…

Cass Lake man killed in drive-by shooting at party

CASS LAKE, Minn. – Cass County sheriff’s officials say one person has died after being struck by gunfire at an outdoor house party. A drive-by shooting happened at a residence in Cass Lake shortly before 3 a.m. Monday. Deputies arrived to find a 34-year-old local man had been hit by gunfire while he was in a yard at the party….

Vehicle plows into Minneapolis protesters, killing one

MINNEAPOLIS – Minneapolis Police say a woman was killed and another person was injured after being struck by a car during a protest in the city’s Uptown neighborhood.  The suspect was pulled from his SUV by protesters after the 11:39 p.m. Sunday crash, was taken into custody and was being treated for injuries at a hospital. A witness says the SUV…

Victim in Fatal Rollover Near Oakes Identified

OAKES, N.D. — North Dakota Highway Patrol identifying the victim of a one vehicle rollover as 33-year-old Douglas Cavalier of Britton, South Dakota. The crash happened early Sunday morning about four miles southeast of Oakes, North Dakota. They say Cavalier was driving down Highway 11 at a high rate of speed when he lost control. He was thrown from the…

Driver dead after car hits tree in Bemidji

BEMIDJI, Minn. (KVRR) – Police in Bemidji say alcohol was a factor in a fatal crash involving a car that collided with a tree. The crash was reported Thursday at 4:26 a.m. Firefighters removed the driver from the car and transported the victim to Sanford Medical Center, where the victim died. The name of the victim has not been released….

ATV crash kills man, injures wife

FOSSTON, Minn. – Sheriff’s officials say the operator of an all-terrain vehicle was killed and his wife, a passenger, was seriously injured in a crash in Polk County. The ATV entered a ditch near Fosston Monday and rolled over. Seventy-five-year-old Edward Halvorson was pronounced dead at the scene. Seventy-one-year-old Judith Halvorson was taken to a hospital in Fosston and later…