FORKLIFT

No Criminal Charges In Fatal Forklift Crash Last Summer In Grand Forks County

Marilyn Pederson of Northwood crashed into a forklift on Highway 15 near Thompson killing Juan Contreras

GRAND FORKS COUNTY, ND — Grand Forks County State’s Attorney Haley Wamstad has declined to file charges against an elderly woman for a deadly crash last summer. It was June when then 80-year-old Marilyn Pederson of Northwood crashed into a forklift on Highway 15 near Thompson killing 61-year-old Juan Contreras of Grand Forks. Pederson and her 75-year-old passenger were not hurt….

Plea Deal Reached For Man Accused Of Trying To Attack President Trump In Mandan

Prosecutors say he planned to harm the president by flipping his limo with a forklift

Gregory Leingang/President Trump in Mandan(2017)BISMARCK, ND — A Bismarck man has pleaded guilty after admitting to stealing a forklift to attack President Donald Trump’s limousine. 42-year-old Gregory Leingang stole the forklift and entered the presidential motorcade route in Mandan prior to Trump’s arrival at a Mandan refinery in September of 2017. The forklift got stuck in a gated area and Leingang…

UPDATE: Forklift Driver Struck And Killed Is Identified

Juan Contreras of Grand Forks was driving the forklift on Highway 15 when he was struck Monday afternoon

THOMPSON, N.D. — We now know the name of a forklift operator who was struck from behind and killed near Thompson, North Dakota on Monday afternoon. He is 61-year-old Juan Contreras of Grand Forks. Contreras was driving the forklift on Highway 15 when he was hit by a minivan driven by 80-year-old Marilyn Pederson of Northwood. Pederson and her 75-year-old passenger…

Forklift Operator Hit From Behind And Killed Near Thompson

the 61-year-old Grand Forks man was driving the forklift on Highway 15

THOMPSON, N.D. — A forklift operator is dead after getting hit from behind near Thompson, North Dakota. The highway patrol says the 61-year-old Grand Forks man was driving the forklift on Highway 15 when he was hit by a minivan just before one o’clock this afternoon. 80-year-old Marilyn Pederson of Northwood was behind the wheel of the minivan. Pederson and…

Menard Inc. Wants Injury Lawsuit Dismissed

A customer was hit by one of the boxes in 2014 and suffered injuries to her left arm and shoulder

  RAPID CITY, S.D. — Menard Inc. says it’s not liable in a lawsuit brought by a customer injured by a falling box at the Rapid City store. Donna Ferrigno says she suffered permanent injuries because Menard’s employees were negligently stocking shelves with a forklift and toppled several boxes into a toy aisle. She was hit by one of the…